There are many places in Adelaide that I call my true favourites: the Mortlock Wing in the State Library of South Australia, the Art Gallery of South Australia and the Institute Building. Right now, the Institute Building and the State Library of South Australia have some great little exhibitions.
The Institute Building, on the corner of North Terrace and Kintore Avenue in the city, currently has a display from the State Archives as a celebration of the Archives centenary: "Professor Henderson's Department of Historical Records". Originally a concept of Professor George C. Henderson which came into fruition through the hard work of George Henry Pitt and Mabel Hardy, the South Australian Archives Department has now cracked 100 years and is celebrating with a small exhibition. Through this exhibition, one can get a glimpse of the type of records securely stored to preserve the state's history. Storyboards on the wall share some South Australian's encounter with the law, the founders of the Archives and a snippet of the sad treatment of Indigenous Australians. You can also search for ancestry information on an interactive touchscreen.