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Willunga Courthouse Museum

61 High St, Willunga, South Australia 5172, Australia
+61 8 8556 2195
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Great Local History

This museum is wonderful - from the school room, to the history of slate in the area and the... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
841sue
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Greater Adelaide, Australia
Excellent history in our backyard

This small but importantly historic Old Courthouse has been wonderfully preserved and restored... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2016
AussieAnniversary
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Adelaide, Australia
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18 Dec 2016
“Great Local History”
12 Nov 2016
“Excellent history in our backyard”
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61 High St, Willunga, South Australia 5172, Australia
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+61 8 8556 2195
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Reviewed 19 December 2016

This museum is wonderful - from the school room, to the history of slate in the area and the courthouse itself....it also has a wonderfully extensive local history collection.

1  Thank 841sue
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This small but importantly historic Old Courthouse has been wonderfully preserved and restored. Traditional old court room a great example of early Australian legal history. There are also gaol holding cells and a small exercise yard on terrific grounds. Worth a good hour or so,...More

1  Thank AussieAnniversary
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Fantastic, cultural and educational. People who work here are happy to tell you all about the history of the courthouse. Excellently restored, grounds beautifully manicured and well kept.

Thank Helen G
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Have been several times. The volunteers who man the center are lovely and happy to share their knowledge. They were happy to look up local history and tell a tale or two. Lovely to walk around and a great place to stop and have a...More

Thank Deb0999
Reviewed 29 October 2014

The courthouse and police station provides insight into the history of Willunga and the Slate museum looks at the main industry in Willunga - Slate quarrying. Popular place for weddings.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 24 May 2013

The Guide was able to convey a sense of the times when the Courthouse was operational and the reason it was built where it was. If able, take te time to visit.

Thank Allan C
Reviewed 21 April 2013

Beautiful old stone building, now a courthouse museum adjoining the Slate Museum too. Worth a visit, as slate was the prime industry of Willunga in 1840s on, still a quarry opertaional today out of town. National Trust care for this facility.

Thank Madeleine44
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