Ayers House Museum

July Holiday Programs

July Holiday Programs

Join us in July for a series of fun history inspired holiday programs

Winter Stories and Peg Dolls

Bear

For kids who love stories and music

Come to the beautiful Ayers House and join us for traditional stories told in the cosy nursery. After the stories, have fun making a peg doll inspired by the stories.

Ages: 5-12 years
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $10 materials included
Date: Saturday 16th July
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm

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Riddle Hunt and Book Making

Riddles

For kids who love to solve mysteries

Riddles are word puzzles that were popular in Victorian times. They are also popular with Hobbits! Use your cunning to solve riddles as you explore Adelaide’s finest Victorian era home.

Afterwards come up to the schoolroom and try writing with old fashioned pen and ink, and make a riddle book of your own.

Ages: 8-12 years
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $10 materials included
Tuesday July 12th: 10:30am-12pm
Thursday July 21st 1pm-2:30pm

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A Stitch in Time

sewing

For kids who love to explore and make

Tour Ayers House and find out what a pole screen is, and how it feels to stand under 3,000 pieces of crystal. Examine 19th century sewing paraphernalia and then join us in the nursery where you can do some sewing of your own.

Ages: 8-12 years
Duration: 1.5 hours
Cost: $10 materials included
Tuesday July 12th 1-2:30
Thursday July 21st 10:30am-12pm

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Please note: Activities are available to school-aged children only.

Numbers per group are strictly limited.

All children are to be accompanied by a parent/carer at all times.

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