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Wallaroo Heritage And Nautical Museum

  • Children catered for
  • Disabled access

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.

See George the Giant Squid obtained from the stomach of a whale 30 years ago and now preserved in formalin, its body is five feet long and 28 feet long with its tentacles outstretched, plus a 30 foot racing boat and a water pump used for copper smelting.

The former 1877 Tipara Reef Lighthouse can be seen in Investigator Park in front of the museum.

Tour guides are available for coach visits. Group bookings are welcome in advance. Project sheets can be arranged for school groups. Visitors can contact historian Nick Woods, Museum Research Officer who may be able to trace family connections with Wallaroo. Souvenirs, tourist information and soft drinks are also available.

Contact Details

Wallaroo Heritage And Nautical Museum
Jetty Road and Emu Street
Wallaroo
South Australia 5556

Toll Free Number
+61 1800 654 991

Telephone
+61 (08) 8823 3277

Fax
+61 (08) 8823 3015

Mobile
+61 427 973 362


  • Wallaroo Heritage And Nautical Museum, Wallaroo, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
  • Wallaroo Heritage And Nautical Museum, Wallaroo, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
  • Wallaroo Heritage And Nautical Museum, Wallaroo, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Details

Cost

  • Adult - $6.00
  • Child - $3.00

Opening times

  • Mon10am to 4pm
  • Tue10am to 4pm
  • Wed10am to 4pm
  • Thu10am to 4pm
  • Fri10am to 4pm
  • Sat10am to 4pm
  • Sun10am to 4pm

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Car park
  • Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
  • Guide
  • Lockers or baggage holding room
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Telephone for the Disabled
  • Tour Desk
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