The Centre of Democracy is a place in Adelaide to explore the people and ideas that have shaped democracy in South Australia, and encourages you to consider the state of democracy today and the power of your voice in it.

Open daily with free admission, the Centre of Democracy is located in the Institute Building, corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue.

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Portrait of Sir Henry Ayers in a brown coat with the top button done up. The image is in sepia brown tones.

Event

Twilight Walking Tour: Centre of Democracy to Ayers House

23 Nov 2017
Adult: $15.00; Concession: $12.00; National Trust Member: $10.00; Child: $8.00

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Speakers' Corner

Speakers' Corner is your chance to have a say about democracy – what you like about it, what you dislike about it, how you think it could be better.

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The Democracy Machine

Experience this interactive digital artwork which will transport you back in time to vote on some of the most compelling moments in South Australia’s past.

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Speakers Corner

Speakers’ Corner is your chance to have a say about democracy: what you like about it, what you dislike about it, how you think it could be better.

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Democracy Timeline

Explore our timeline to see democratic milestones in South Australia and around the world.

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Treasures from a range of collections are on display in the Centre of Democracy.

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