Night Tour: Old Tram Barn



When: Friday 14 May, 6.30-7.30pm or 8-9pm

Where: State Herbarium, Adelaide Botanic Garden (Enter via Hackney Road)

Who: Adult explorers only please

Accessibility: The event has wheelchair access.

Tickets: $25 (Please note that booking fees apply)



Enjoy an after dark tour of the heritage-listed building that once housed the original fleet of Adelaide trams.

Tram Barn A now houses the State Herbarium and is a centre for critical plant science and conservation.

Join the Herbarium’s Chief Botanist as she shares the stories held within the building’s walls.

Learn about its origins as the East End's transport hub and how it now safe-guards over one million plant specimens instead.

Discover the building’s history, current purpose and what the future may hold.

Don’t miss out on this special behind-the-scenes Botanica Lumina tour.


This event is part of the South Australian History Festival.



The Botanica Lumina program is proudly supported by Major Sponsor SA Power Networks.

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The photos of the Hackney Tram Depot and Goodman Building come from the work “Adelaide’s Public Transport – the First 180 Years”, by Tom Wilson and co-authors John Radcliffe and the late Christopher Steele.