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Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum

The Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum is a modern historical display telling the stories of the development of the soldier settlement scheme in the early 1950s. A short stop will give you a snapshot of the lives of the settler's. Tales of logging, chaining, dozing and lavvy lane will capture your imagination. In an era before 240 volt power, good roads and telephones, the innovation and humour shown by this generation is a delight.

The hall was built by the Returned Services League and dedicated as a memorial to Soldier Settlement, the building now contains memorabilia, photographs and stories relating to the development of Parndana and surrounding districts. The museum tells of how the land was cleared and improved for farming. The stories tell of their experiences, hardships, fellowship and humour that saw them successfully reshape their lives and build a community to be proud of.

Contact Details

Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum
Wedgewood Road
Parndana
South Australia 5220

Toll Free Number
Not available

Telephone
+61 (08) 8559 6039

Fax
+61 (08) 8559 5009

Mobile
Not available


  • Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum, Parndana, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
  • Parndana Soldier Settlement Museum, Parndana, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Details

Cost

  • Adult - $5.00
  • Child - $3.00

Opening times

  • MonClosed
  • Tue10am to 1pm
  • Wed10am to 1pm
  • Thu10am to 3pm
  • FriClosed
  • SatClosed
  • Sun10am to 3pm

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
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