Museum built 1860 of local stone as a telegraph station, designed by the Colonial Architect.
The museum portrays the local history of Gawler and district with displays of objects in context, located in a Heritage listed building this is a fine two-story stone structure initially built to house a telegraph office and first used in 1861. Subsequent uses include a school of mines and an electoral office, and most recently for the Gawler Museum.
Significant items in the museum’s collection include: a Triola, Aoelian Orchestralle, box piano, Paternosters’ musical instrument, John McKinlay’s travelling chests, Timer fashion dresses and Hoffman’s pottery.
59 Murray Street Gawler 5118 SA
Tuesday to Friday, 1pm to 4pm, or by appointment.
(08) 8522 4709
$3 per Adult$2.50 Concession