The Swan Reach Museum’s fascinating memorabilia, archival and photographic collections tell the story of early Aboriginal and European history along this magnificent part of the River Murray in South Australia.
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Ardrossan Historical Museum is located in the powerhouse of the former factory of Clarence H. Smith, manufacturer of agricultural equipment and the famous stump jump plough. Learn about the Mosquito Fleet – the many ketches plying to Ardrossan; see relics from the Zanoni, which sank off Ardrossan in 1867, and much more.
The Mallala Museum houses items of both local and national significance. A comprehensive photographic interpretive and memorabilia displays, an extensive collection of farm machinery and household items, an exhibition dedicated to those who served, highlighting the role played by the RAAF No 6 SFTS, which operated during World War Two.
Owned and managed by the Kadina Branch of the National Trust of South Australia, the museum tells the story of Australian dryland farming, the local copper mining industry and the social history of Kadina, through thematic and photographic displays, across half a hectare of undercover exhibition space including the historic Matta House built in 1863. Read more about Kadina Farm Shed Museum >
Discover a wealth of history on the ‘Town of Quiet Surprises’. The Centenary Hall Folk Museum follows the lives of the people from a once industrial town through to Balaklava of today, a rural commercial, medical, educational and residential centre. The Urlwin Park site shows what made Balaklava the ‘Manufacturing Centre of the North’.