Winns Historic Bakehouse Museum

The Museum is housed in a bakehouse, built in about 1870. Ovens, a bread trough and baking equipment are featured. Local history memorabilia and collections of interest to the community, including some photographs, are also on display.

Address: 
68 Winns Road, Coromandel Valley, SA
Tel: 
0882781034
Hours: 
Third Sunday of the month, 2pm-5pm in summer, 2pm-4pm winter
Admission: 
Adults $1, children 50c, family $2
Facilities: 
Information offered by Attendant on duty, situated near Sturt Creek, picnic area and ford, tours by appointment, wheelchair access
Collection: 
Approximately 600 photographs and 400-600 items of local interest
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Items

Wedding dress

Creator:
Handmade in Germany
Description:
Black wedding dress worn by Mrs. Carl Scherer, black taffeta with bustle and buttoned front 2 piece with long sleeves, lined in Italian cloth to high neck.
Date:
1875

Bridge

Horner's Bridge over Sturt River

Creator:
Horner and Saunders builders
Description:
Stone bridge with parapets and curved arch lined with bricks.
Date:
1866

Model

Sailing ship

Creator:
Mr. Parsons
Description:
Three masted sloop - model in glass case.
Date:
1837

Baker's oven

Creator:
Not known - maybe Mr. Enoch Shepley
Description:
Cast iron doors on oven, fire box and ash box and remains of oven built into wall with chimney.
Date:
1860 onward