Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide

Adelaide Town Hall, Adelaide

Adelaide Town Hall is city landmark and today serves as a venue for private events like weddings and celebrations. It is also regularly used for performances by the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra, Australian Chamber Orchestra and the Australian String Quartet.

The Adelaide Town Hall was constructed from 1863 through 1866. It was designed by Edmund Write and E.J. Woods. In 1865, American photographer Townsend Duryea took a series photographs from the Town Hall's clock tower. The photographs, known as Panorama of Adelaide, provided a birds-eye view of colonial Adelaide in the mid-19th century.

One of the most notable events that took place at the Adelaide Town Hall was an appearance by the Beatles in 1964. A crowd of about 300,000, the Beatles' largest, amassed to get a look at the Fab Four. It was also the location of the inaugural meeting of the Australasian Federation League of South Australia.

Visitors can tour the Adelaide Town Hall at any time between 9 AM and 5 PM from Monday to Friday. They will see the beautifully preserved historical rooms, admire the 1989 pipe organ, and stand on the same balcony that once stood by the Beatles.

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Adelaide Town Hall on Map

Sight Name: Adelaide Town Hall
Sight Location: Adelaide, Australia (See walking tours in Adelaide)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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