Housed in an old police station alongside a complex of other buildings, the museum displays a variety of war, farming and housing equipment as well as historic photographs of the area.
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Telling the stories of Port Pirie’s people and its industries including smeltering, railway and shipping history, displayed in a number of fine late 19th and early 20th century heritage buildings: the Old Customs House, the old Railway Station and the former Central Police Station. Read more about Port Pirie National Trust Museum >
Discover this area’s unique history featuring the Nukunu Aboriginal people, European settlement from 1844, copper mining, police and judiciary, Goyder’s Line and stories of the First and Second World Wars.
Built in 1851 as the police barracks and courthouse, the museum was originally Clare’s first public building. It houses an extensive collection of Victorian costume, furniture, domestic memorabilia and photographs of the area with agricultural equipment and horse drawn carriages in the grounds.
The Strathalbyn and District Heritage Centre has great displays such as “Aboriginal Heritage”, “Strathalbyn at War” and “Pioneering Families” plus period rooms that your great grandmother would recognise. Jail cells, horse stables and old farm machinery complete the picture of Strathalbyn’s heritage from the mid 1800s.