Old Wool and Grain Store

This historical building holds a collection of local history items and memorabilia relating to whaling, fishing, agriculture and social history. A blacksmith shop is part of the complex, with the upstairs furnished in 1890s style.

Address: 
Railway Terrace, Beachport, SA
Tel: 
0887358013
Hours: 
10am-4pm school holidays and public holidays, 10am-2pm Sun, closed Thu, also by appointments
Admission: 
Adults $3.00, concession $2.50, group concession $2.50, children under 12 $1, school groups 50c per child, family concession (2 adults & 2 children) $6.00
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access to all ground floor, access to upper floor by staircase only
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Items

Collection

Insulators

Description:
Collection of telephone insulators.
Date:
1890-1980

Road grader

Description:
Horse-drawn grader, wooden, steel tyred wheels.

Collection

Animal Traps

Description:
A collection of 65 different rabbit traps and 24 different wild dog traps.
Date:
1890-1960
Item Id Number:
91.200, 91.201

Building

Old Wool and Grain Store

Creator:
Edward French
Description:
Limestone rubble building, two storey, with large wool store.
Date:
1878-79

Collection

Whaling Artefacts

Description:
Collection of melting down pots, harpoons, flowsing knives, whale products etc.