Cultural Heritage Centre


Located at the Civic Centre, the Cultural Heritage Centre allows the community to experience and interact with the specialized and significant Gawler Heritage Collection through exhibitions, education programmes and expert talks.

It also provides a dedicated space for research and learning which will broaden our understanding of the thoughts, actions, people and events which have shaped the story of Gawler.

Experiences to visit

The Heritage Gallery

Housed within the magnificent old Council Chamber, the Cultural Heritage Gallery will deliver diverse presentations showcasing the multi-faceted aspects of Gawler’s history as well as select touring exhibitions from other cultural institutions.

The inaugural exhibition 'Into the Light' has now closed. The new exhibition 'Fire the Canon: Celebrating the birth of the iconic Gawler Institute building will be installed shortly.

Research Centre

The Cultural Heritage Research Centre, located on the lower ground floor  allows researchers, students and the public the opportunity to access the large and unique collection of artefacts, archives, photographs and books that compose the Gawler Heritage Collection. The Local History Collection is also available at the Research Centre.

Opening hours:
Monday 1pm-4pm
Wednesday 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm
Thursday 1pm-5pm.

Additional access to the Heritage Collection is by appointment.

Contact us:
Phone: (08) 8522 9268

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