Adelaide Tours

Z Ward: Behind The Walls

Z Ward: Behind The Walls

Walk starting point:

Starting Location

Enter via 63 Conyngham Street, Glenside




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.


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What you need to know about this tour:

Enter via 63 Conyngham Street, Glenside (MAPTEK entrance)

Tour runs for approximately 90 minutes
Please note Z Ward’s upper level is accessible by stairs only