Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum

  • Children catered for
  • Disabled access

The Kapunda Museum recognised as one of the finest folk museums in Australia was built in 1866. The museum contains a huge collection covering every facet of Kapunda's history and there is an extensive display of agricultural machinery and historic vehicles.

The Hawke Gallery features engineering and foundry products from the industries 123 year history and commemorates the company founded in 1857 by former smuggler, Henry Binney Hawke. A massive Hawke cross-compound steam engine can be seen.

Bagot's Fortune is an interpretative display covering all aspects of the early mining and pioneer lifestyle of the miners. Under the management of Captain Charles Hervey Bagot, the Kapunda Mine was developed from the wilderness to produce the richest and purest copper ore the world had seen.

An audio visual presentation introduces Kapunda's history to the visitor.

Group tours, self guided town tours and mine walking trail tours are available.

Contact Details

Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum
11 Hill Street
Kapunda
South Australia 5373

Toll Free Number
Not available

Telephone
+61 (08) 8566 2286

Fax
+61 (08) 8566 2286

Mobile
Not available

  • Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum, Kapunda, Clare Valley, South Australia
  • Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum, Kapunda, Clare Valley, South Australia
  • Kapunda Historical Society Inc Museum, Kapunda, Clare Valley, South Australia

Details

Cost

  • Adult - $5.00
  • Child - $2.00

Opening times

  • Mon1pm to 4pm
  • Tue1pm to 4pm
  • Wed1pm to 4pm
  • Thu1pm to 4pm
  • Fri1pm to 4pm
  • Sat1pm to 4pm
  • Sun1pm to 4pm

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Guide
  • Interactive Centre
  • Interpretive Centre

Activities

  • Self-Guided
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