Explore the Museum

Exhibiting from the ground floor up to the balcony level of Gay’s Arcade, the

free Adelaide Arcade museum houses artefacts, traditional photographs,

newspaper clippings, decadent clothing, trinkets and even an accordion that

plays the official Adelaide Arcade Polka! You won’t believe your eyes when you

see treasures, toys and even a whole newspaper that was discovered hidden

beneath the floorboards! Rediscover a fascinating, almost

forgotten world filled with stories of yesteryear.

You’ll be surprised by the amazing history that is in the heart of the city.

The rich, vibrant culture and history of this hidden gem, awaits your discovery.


Open during arcade shopping hours.

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