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Hahndorf Academy

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Address: 68 Main St, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
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+61 8 8388 7250
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Hahndorf South Australia is delightful

A must go place when you are in Adelaide! Only 25km away, one can even come by bus! Bright, colourful, shady, busy, welcoming...,, For me, it was particularly welcoming especially... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Mei Y
Nullagine, Australia
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Nullagine, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A must go place when you are in Adelaide! Only 25km away, one can even come by bus! Bright, colourful, shady, busy, welcoming...,, For me, it was particularly welcoming especially after a long drive from Robe- another must go town if you love history, a beautiful beach resort about 300km south east. Hahndorf township is so uplifting with all the... More 

Thank Mei Y
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

The academy acts as a museum showcasing the history of the Adelaide Hills. Lots of interesting facts, artifacts and displays. A lot of research and effort has gone into this and it is really interesting. The other part of the Academy was used as a gallery and while there I saw a lovely exhibition and bought some very nicely crafted... More 

Thank mongoose111
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

A great stop to indulge the creative mind. Wonderful works of art for sale here. I particularly found myself drawn to the jewellery and the sculptures. Nestled next door is the information bureau which is a very handy excuse for some who may need one.

Thank Sallie V
Adelaide, Australia
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108 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This place is a great local outlet for artists in the area. The rotation of displays and items on sale means that we are frequent visitors. Often very well priced pieces on offer! The recent Christmas markets were a great idea, and am sure they will grow next year.

Thank Hippiepuppy
Horsens, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Tucked behind the visitor center and a museum store is the interesting exhibit about the Prussian immigrants who wre the early residents of Hahndorf.

Thank Sonjee
Stirling, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

No matter when you go to the Hahndorf Academy you can always find something of interest. The exhibitions are good, not always to my taste, but art would be boring if it were all the same. It is a great spot to find gifts overseas visitors we have taken there always come away with a shopping bag full of Aussie... More 

Thank sue j
Adelaide Hills, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I was delighted by the strong representation of young SA artists at the Academy , the work is interesting and available for purchase.

Thank travelighter2016
Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Lived the history and also the modern art on display. Well laid out and easy to biew items on display.

Thank Alipa50
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very interesting historical displays and artworks as well as current artworks on display and for sale. A great range of locally made jewellery, cards, clothing etc which is artistic and a great souvenir of your visit without being a kitch souvenir.

Thank Denise E
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

For an interesting history lesson into the early settlers of this district, you must visit this building, and learn what uses it has had over the last 150 plus years.

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