Hahndorf Academy

The Hahndorf Academy houses both a German migration museum and an art gallery. The gallery content os wholly South Australian with frequent exhibitions. The academy also has artist's studios with painters, jeweller, leadlight, paper and leather crafts people.

Address: 
68 Main Street, Hahndorf, SA
Tel: 
0883887250
Hours: 
10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 12noon-5pm Sun
Admission: 
No entry fee
Facilities: 
Disabled access to ground floor, wheelchair access
Collection: 
The museum contains descriptions and artefacts from the migration of the first Germans in South Australia in 1839. Shipping logs, musical instruments, school items, farming equipment, dresses etc. Also a collection of orginal charcoal drawings from the fammous artist, Sir Hans Heysen, who lived in Hahndorf.
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Items

Model German House

"Fauchwerk Haus"

Description:
Scaled version of an original exposed beamed German house, large enough to enter.

Pipe Collection

Phil Buring Pipe Collection

Description:
Over 200 pipes collected by South Australia's first tobacconist. Pipes from all over the world.

Lutheran Pulpit

Description:
Model Lutheran Pulpit to signify the German migration to South Australia due to religious persecution

Heysen B+W drawings x 8

Creator:
Sir Hans Heysen
Description:
8 original B+W drawings by the famous artist, Sir Hans Heysen