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Urrbrae House Free Guided Tour
Feb 2, 2:00 pm - 3:15 pmFree
Come along for a free guided tour of Urrbrae House, built in 1891 and one of the first homes in South Australia lit by electricity. Hear about the life and times of pastoralist and benefactor Peter Waite (1834-1922), his wife Matilda (1836-1922) and their family. Then enjoy the rose gardens and adjacent Waite Arboretum at your leisure.
The tour takes about 75 minutes. Then enjoy the gardens and adjacent Waite Arboretum at your leisure. Please note that the tour starts promptly at 2pm and unfortunately late-comers cannot be admitted. As numbers are limited for these tours, please remember to cancel your Eventbrite booking if you find that you are unable to attend a tour that you have booked.
The first Sunday of the month free tours from February to November (except in May) are provided by University of Adelaide staff and volunteers for individuals and small groups. Large group (11 people or more) guided tours of Urrbrae House can be arranged for other times and must be booked in advance with the Urrbrae House Co-ordinator. Charges apply for large group tours. To book or for more information please contact the Urrbrae House Co-ordinator via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Urrbrae House is located on the Waite Campus of the University of Adelaide at Urrbrae. Free parking is available in the Urrbrae House carpark on Walter Young Avenue, Urrbrae.