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Hahndorf Academy

68 Main St, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7250
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The Hahndorf Academy is a place where creativity, contemporary culture and heritage meet. Based in a charming 150-year-old building, the Academy incorporates art galleries, retail shop, museum and art classes. ART GALLERIES Contemporary art, dazzling and different, is found in galleries at the Hahndorf Academy. A wide variety of exhibitions are held throughout the year, showcasing both prestigious and upcoming artists with a focus on local talent. SHOP The Academy Shop has artwork and gifts for sale all made by South Australian artists and makers. Choose from paintings and prints, photographs and cards, glassworks and ceramics, books and toys, vases and sculptures, handcrafted woollens, linens and distinctive jewellery. MUSEUM The Hahndorf Academy museum preserves and cherishes artefacts and irreplaceable collections that reflect the culture and lifestyle since the early Prussian migrants and settlers in 1839. WORKSHOPS & ART CLASSES Unleash your creative talents at the Hahndorf Academy with art classes and workshops. Try your hand at jewellery making, painting, weaving, knitting and more. We even have a yoga class! EVENTS The Hahndorf Academy events include a Winter Lantern Festival, a Christmas Market, Artist Markets throughout the year and pop-up art classes.
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68 Main St, Hahndorf, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7250
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a definite place to visit while in Hahndorf. The display's were amazing and the local art work outstanding. A real credit to the town to support local & International artists. Put the Academy on your list of places to visit.

Thank Sandra S
HahndorfAcademy, Manager at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind review we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit! We love supporting the local community and local artists and change our exhibitions monthly. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 22 November 2017

We were doing a walkthrough of Hahndorf, such a sweet German town that saved their pioneer look and shops. This is like the local museum. It is in the same building as the tourist information center and a wonderful gift shop that is nonprofit with...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 9 November 2017

When in Hahndorf you must visit the Academy. Great museum with the early German history. Excellent galleries which change on a regular basis showcasing local artist. The shop has some fantastic gifts ranging in prices. So ladies while you are looking at the gifts, he...More

Thank dougandsue6
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My review is based on customer service after a visit. I went to Hahndorf Academy whilst staying with my son. I bought a pair or earrings as a gift which I could not find once I returned to the UK. I contacted Hahndorf Academy to...More

Thank elizabethlloyd1
Reviewed 16 August 2017

We were privileged to be present when a wide variety of artworks were judged. Nibbles and drinks were served outside and the art was very interesting to see.

Thank Yvonne D
HahndorfAcademy, Manager at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank you for attending our exhibition opening and for your review. We are glad you found it interesting. Hope you visit again soon:)

Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went there 12 years ago and vaguely remembered this place. The staff were lovely and helpful and there was plenty to look at in the little museum and craft shop plus information about the area

Thank andiec704
HahndorfAcademy, Manager at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you for your review of the Hahndorf Academy, wow it's been a long time since we've had you visit. Hope you can come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I found this to be the most interesting place to visit in Hahndorf. The are good historical accounts of the settlement of the area aswell as displays of art and artifacts

Thank SydneyConcordian
HahndorfAcademy, Manager at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit to Hahndorf Academy and found our museum interesting. Thank you for your kind review, we hope you come and see us again soon.

Reviewed 4 April 2017

Greeted by a friendly person who kept the store open a bit longer for us. Lovely range of local hand made art/craft/stuff and priced reasonably for what it is (depending on artist, media, etc). Something for everyone. A lovely place to visit :)

Thank Anita S
HahndorfAcademy, Sales and Marketing Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thank you so much for visiting The Hahndorf Academy, we love meeting new visitors and we are very proud of our range of artwork and gifts. There are so many talented artists and makers in South Australia! We hope you visit again soon.

Reviewed 19 March 2017 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...More

Thank Mei Y
HahndorfAcademy, Sales Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed your visit to Hahndorf, there certainly are plenty of things to see and do here and it is a beautiful place. We hope to see you at The Hahndorf Academy again.

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...More

Thank mongoose111
HahndorfAcademy, Sales Assistant at Hahndorf Academy, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2017

Thanks for visiting the Hahndorf Academy, a lot of work has gone into the Museum and we are so pleased to here that you found it interesting. I hope you are enjoying your lovely jewellery :)

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