The Museum is an authentic Courtroom with displays, family and district history. Stables (at rear of Courthouse) house the Slate Museum telling of the discovery of slate and the industry that followed. Bassett Boys Schoolroom in St Lukes Street opened in 1862 is now a venue for school visits.
Come and experience the history of Yankalilla and District, one of the first areas of South Australia settled by Europeans and a major part of Australia’s grain bowl of the 1850s and 1860s. Much of this grain was exported to the eastern states goldfields. The Museum tells the story of typical early life and industries. Read more about Yankalilla District Historical Museum >