South Australia

South Australia

Winns Historic Bakehouse Museum

The Museum is housed in a bakehouse, built in about 1870. Ovens, a bread trough and baking equipment are featured.

Old Government House

Old Government House is situated in Belair National Park, South Australia's oldest National Park, 12 kms from Adelaide C.B.D.

Loxton Historical Village

The Loxton Historical Village has been developed to preserve the history and way of life of the early settlers with the emphasis on the struggle and growth of the farming community from its beginning in 1895. The project started with the building of the pine and pug hut in 1970.

Stansbury Museum

The Museum is housed in the first school building, 1878-1908. The Main room shows the history of Stansbury in detail, other rooms: doll collection, clothes, hardware, bedroom, sitting room and dining room.2,000 items.

Hub Community Library Local History Collection

The local history collection provides videos, books, photographs and ephemeral material on the former city of Happy Valley and the Aberfoyle Park High School.

Old Tailem Town Pioneer Village

The Town is on a 20 acre site which houses ninety buildings laid out in an old town setting. It includes eleven streets, a railway line with fourteen carriages and a station. The shops, houses and public building are furnished from 1880 to 1950.

Corporation of the City of Adelaide Civic Collection

The City of Adelaide Civic collection has 2,500 items given to or acquired by Council since 1853 as part of the Council's civic role of entertaining distinguished visitors or because the items are considered to be of historical and general significance to the life, history, traditions and role of

Millicent National Trust Museum

The Museum, fully accredited by the History Trust of South Australia, tells the story of Millicent town and district through displays based on six themes: Aboriginal, Early Transport (sea, horse drawn, rail), Agricultural, Way of Life, Drainage, Forestry and the Timber Industry.

Port Elliot National Trust Historical Display

The heritage listed Railway Station building serves as a centre for information on historical aspects of the area. Current publications are on sale, also displays of photographs, maps, charts etc and small items of memorabilia dealing solely with Port Elliot.

Kadina Heritage Museum

The Kadina Heritage Museum incorporates the National Dryland Farming Centre. The Museum is transforming its comprehensive agricultural machinery collection into a dynamic interpretive centre.

Homestead Park Pioneer Museum

The Museum incorporates a relocated outback station log homestead from Yudnapinna Station, as well as extensive local history collections. It comprises the approx.

Police Station and Courthouse

This 1860s Police Station and Courthouse complex are fine examples of colonial stonemasons' workmanship. The stonework consist of fieldstones (office), bluestone (courthouse), limestone and shingled stables, complete with blinden for windows. The cells have keyed in stonework roofs.

Willunga Courthouse Museum

In a picturesque setting at the top of High Street in historic Willunga, the Courthouse complex stands on the original Government Reserve where, in 1839, police and surveyors arrived to help the first settlers take up the land. Displaced Aboriginals camped here and received rations.

Pinnaroo Heritage Museum

The museum contains some items relating to the railway; photos; utensils; and items associated with pioneer days. It also includes a telephone switchboard.

D.A. Wurfel Grain Collection

This cereal grain collection includes mainly Australian varieties but also some from other parts of the world.

Old Mundulla Hotel

The hotel is a Heritage listed National Trust building. It has been completely restored and contains a museum, licensed restaurant, arts and crafts sales and tearoom. The bedroom, lounge and dining room house period furniture and framed portraits of local pioneers.

Farming Through the Ages

This display consists of a collection of tractors, engines and steam engines from 1916; veteran, vintage and classic cars and trucks; a 1942 General Grant tank; various aircraft engines; and household memorabilia from the turn of the century.

Port MacDonnell and District Maritime Museum

This museum has developed specialised tours of Port Macdonnell in conjunction with the museum visit. The museum displays are informative, well set out and easy to read, and include over 600 photographs.

Ardrossan Historical Museum

The museum is part of the Smith Plough Factory and was the power house that drove the engineering machinery. The collection contains various types of farm machinery that was manufactured here along with the Stump Jump Ploughs for which the factory was famous.