Bagot's Fortune

A magnificent Northern French Romanesque building. Built in 1866 as the Baptist Church with two floors. This is complimented by an extensive undercover display area for the agricultural, industrial and transport history of Kapunda. Bagot's Fortune is managed by the Kapunda Historical Society Inc. See separate Guide listing for their other venue, the Kapunda Museum.

Address: 
5 Hill Street, Kapunda, SA
Tel: 
0885662286
Hours: 
1pm-4pm daily, except from June to Aug 1pm-4pm, Sat & Sun and public holidays and school holidays
Admission: 
Combined entry to Bagot's Fortune and the Kapunda Museum: Adults $5.00, Concessions $3.00, Children $2.00, Family $12.00 (combined with Bagot Fortune)
Facilities: 
Guided tours, educational tours, wheelchair access, public toilets and shop nearby
Collection: 
Extensive collection of the social, commercial, industrial and agricultural history of Kapunda.
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Items

Horse Drawn Vehicle

Run About

Run About
Creator:
Unknown
Description:
2 Seat Vehicle
Date:
C1860

Cross Compound Steam Engine

"Hawke" steam engine

"Hawke" steam engine
Creator:
Hawke & Co
Description:
20"x12"x24" Stroke cross compound steam engine
Date:
C1920

From Wadlow's Timber Mill

Printing Press

Albion Press

Albion Press
Creator:
V & J Figgins
Description:
Hopkinsons no. 4200
Date:
C1863

Printed first "Kapunda Herald" in 1864

Post Office

Allendale North Post Office

Creator:
Mr Masters
Description:
Galvanised Iron - Timber Frame
Date:
C1930

From Allendale North via Kapunda

Mineral Collection

Kapunda School of Mines Mineral Collection

Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Teaching mineral collection
Date:
1860-1900

From Kapunda School of Mines