Ardrossan Museum

Open Monday to Friday 10.00am to 4.00 pm, Saturday 10.00am to 12.00pm, Sunday & Public Holidays 2.00pm to 4.00pm


Contact Details

16 Fifth Street, Ardrossan

08 88373939

Ardrossan Historical Museum is located in the powerhouse of the former factory of Clarence H. Smith who patented, developed and manufactured the Stump Jump Plough.

The museum also houses other many photographs, books and artefacts also portray the history of Ardrossan, a very busy seaside town.

Ardrossan Antics newsletter

Ardrossan Museum website

Ardrossan Progress Association

Ardrossan Historical Museum photos

Ardrossan Museum And Information Outlet facebook

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Bublacowie Military Museum

Open Sunday, Monday & Tuesday 10am–4pm or by appointment

Contact Details

Bublacowie Road

08 88534379

At the Bublacowie Museum you'll find medals, uniforms and memorabilia, as well as the very personal photographs and memorabilia of local servicemen and women who served their country in all major conflicts.

Built on the grounds of the Bublacowie school, the museum keeps alive the memories of the sacrifices made by so many and helps young people learn about our military history.

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Bute History Group

by appointment only

Contact Details

Old ANZ Building

High Street

08 88262176

The History Group is currently based in the old ANZ building on the High Street and is an archival repository preserving Bute and District history. District records plus photographs and historical documents relating to local family history and the town in general are stored. It is open by appointment during business hours.

Bute History Group

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Edithburgh Museum

Open Saturday & Sunday 2–4pm or by appointment


Contact Details

Edith Street,Edithburgh

08 8852 6273


Edithburgh Museum is a community museum of well defined indoor and outdoor displays tracing the social, industrial and agricultural history of the Troubridge agricultural area and the town and port of Edithburgh from early settlement to its decline with major displays on its maritime history (including shipwrecks) and once large salt industry.

Edithburgh Museum

Edithburgh Museum photos

Edithburgh Cooee Newsletter

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Maitland Museum

Open Sunday, public & school holidays 2–4pm or by appointment


Contact Details

Corner Gardiner Terrace & Kilkerran Terrace

08 88322220

The Maitland Museum contains relics of a bygone era, showcasing local history, agricultural machinery, German heritage and more.

The museum, housed in the former school built in 1877, situated at the corner of Gardiner and Kilkerran Terraces, gives visitors an insight into life in the area as it was in days gone by.

Maitland Historical Walk

Maitland Museum photos

Maitland Matters newsletter

Maitland Information Centre

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Minlaton Museum

Open Tuesday – Friday 9.30am–1pm, Saturday 9.30am–noon or by appointment

Contact Details

Main Street, Minlaton

08 88532600

The Minlaton Museum is a snapshot of the past with glimpses into how early settlers lived and worked, the challenges they faced and how they overcame them.

You will see many fascinating items on display that seem unimaginable in today's world.

The Minlaton Museum website

Minlaton & District Museum photos

Harvest Corner Visitor Information Centre

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Moonta Mines Museum

Open daily 1-4pm; 11am-4pm during school & public holidays


Contact Details

155 Verran Terrace

Moonta Mines

08 88251891


The Moonta Mines Museum is located in the former Moonta Mines Model School. Erected in 1878, this building now houses displays on the Cornish miners' lifestyles - mining, lodges and friendly societies, sports and pastimes, death and hardship.

Moonta Mines Museum

Moonta Mines photos

Moonta Heritage Trail

Walking Trail Moonta

Moonta Mines Heritage Walking

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Port Broughton Heritage Centre

Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-3 pm


Contact Details

Edmond Road, Port Broughton

08 86352224

08 86352656

The Port Broughton Heritage Centre, locaed in the original Port Broughton School, it was opened in 1993. The Heritage Centre was designed to display the recordings of the past for the benefit of future generations. The very down to earth "lived with", hands-on centre contains many historical papers, photos, articles and a beautiful "Plangon" doll collection. The collections are housed in several rooms with the themes of: tools; the community; ladies; boats; kitchen and dining; school, war and hospital; and dolls.

Port Broughton Historical Walk

The Port Broughton Heritage Centre

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Port Victoria Maritime Museum

Open Saturday, Sunday & public holidays 2–4pm

Contact Details

Main Street, Port Victoria

08 88342068

The Port Victoria Museum is a small museum that tells great stories of the sea. From this port the last of the windjammers sailed to Europe in the late 1940s.

With its rich collection of shipwrecks artefacts on display, the Port Victoria Museum is the place for you to encounter the coast's shipwreck history.

Port Victoria Maritime Museum

Port Victoria Museum photos

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Stansbury Museum

Open Sunday & Wednesday 2–4pm, daily during January or by appointment


Contact Details

North Terrace, Stansbury

0408142875

The Stansbury Museum, situated in the original school and headmaster's residence, offers a series of comprehensive displays showcasing the history and industry of the town.
Collections on display include dolls, clocks, gems/minerals, bottles and cameras as well as a clothing room, while other rooms within the museum have been refurbished to recreate the region's early times.

Stansbury Scribble

The Stansbury Museum

The Stansbury Museum photos

Southern Yorke Peninsula Visitor Information Centre

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

The Farm Shed Museum, Kadina

Open daily, Monday - Friday 9am-5pm; weekends & public holidays 10am-4pm


Contact Details

50 Mines Road

1800654991

At the Farm Shed Museum, Kadina interpretive displays bring together the farming stories that have been growing for the last 50 years. Yorke Peninsula is renowned for its innovation in dryland farming machinery and techniques. The stump-jump plough was just the beginning! See it in action on the screen in the land clearing display and don't miss 'Her Side of the Story' about women on farms.

Farm Shed Museum & Tourism Centre

Farm Shed Museum photos

Yorke Peninsula Family History Group

Walking Trail Kadina

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum

Open daily 10am–4pm


Contact Details

Jetty Road and Emu Street

08 8233015



The Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum was originally a post office. The museum features displays of the copper smelting era, postal and telephone history, religious and civic affairs, early pioneering personalities, industry, sport, entertainment, nautical display and general local history of Wallaroo.

Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum

Wallaroo Heritage and Nautical Museum photos

Wallaroo Town Centre Heritage Walk

Wallaroo Newsletter

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

Yorketown Historical Society

Open Friday 10am–noon or by appointment

Contact Details

Edithburgh Road

(08) 8852 1035

Located in the old Courthouse Building on Edithburgh Road, the Yorketown Historic Society has quite consciously focused on early photographs of the settlement, social life and industries in the local area. It has over 1,000 photographs in its collection.

Yorketown Progress Association Inc