Adelaide Tours - Z Ward: Behind the Walls


Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia's history. From the rare 'Ha Ha Wall' encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site.

Duration: Approximately 75 minutes
Please note Z Ward’s upper level is accessible by stairs only


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Access to Z Ward is via 63 Conyngham Street, Glenside 5065
Parking can be found directly adjacent to the building

Contact Details:

Ayers House Museum
(08) 8223 1406