Art Gallery of South Australia - Auditorium

Art Gallery of South Australia - Auditorium

Built in 1867 as a store for the Mounted Police the building is associated with the nearby former Mounted Police Barracks and former Armoury place. It was later used as a military store by the Colonial and Commonwealth forces. It is also significant as the first home of the South Australian Archives established in 1919 and the first public archives in Australia. In the 1970s and early 1980s it also served as the Art Gallery of South Australia's Historical Museum.

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The building is significant due to it's association with the Mounted Police and the South Australian Archives.


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Images of Art Gallery of South Australia - Auditorium

  • Government Supplies Store
 
Architects
Builders
Building materials
Stone
Architectural styles
2 Victorian Period (c. 1840–c. 1890)
Construction
1867 -
Architecture and design features
Engineering features
 
Precinct
Riverbank
Council Ward
North
Alternative Addresses
Geo-coordinates
Town Acre
Planning Zone or Policy Area
Original owners
Government of South Australia
Original occupant
Later occupant/s
Purposes and use
Civic, Government, Recreational
AS2482 classification
13020 - Museum
Public Access
Opening hours only
 
NTSA ID
State Heritage ID
10876
ACC Reference No.
DPTI Heritage No.
1539
RNE ID
1539
Certificate of Title No.
CR 5759/863 H105100 S562
NTSA file exists
No
Heritage Status
State Heritage listed
State heritage listing
State Heritage listed
Date of State heritage listing
Local heritage listing
Date of Local heritage listing
NTSA listing
Nil
Date of NTSA listing
Section 23 (4) crtiteria
Risk status
 
Historic Themes
5.2 State Government
5.2.1 Creating State Government Institutions and Facilities
 
Australian Curriculum references
Year 5: The Australian Colonies
ACHHK097
 

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