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Beautifully kept two floor museum

This is a beautifully kept two floor museum in the town hall. It’s open every day and entry is by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob D
Adelaide, Australia
Surprising Depth of Content

Even though I have lived most of my life in Adelaide, I hadn't visited this museum before. Located... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Adelaide, Australia
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Colley Terrace, Glenelg, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8179 9508
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautifully kept two floor museum in the town hall. It’s open every day and entry is by gold coin donation. Its main themes are Glenelg in the European settlement of South Australia and the town as a seaside holiday attraction. Some local...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Even though I have lived most of my life in Adelaide, I hadn't visited this museum before. Located at the end of Jetty Road, close to the beach and plaza area. The completeness of information on early settlement, planning and personalities was pleasantly surprising. I...More

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Went in on our last day. It was very small, some very interesting facts and items found off the Jetty.

Thank 29holmes
Reviewed 28 May 2018

The upstairs museum in this centre has an excellent display on various aspects of history and life in Glenelg. Very interesting and worth an extended visit.

Thank Gregory D
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Entry is a gold coin donation and definitely worth a look. Very informative to Glenelg and Adelaide city early founding years. Great displays. Really enjoyed walking through and looking at the history .

Thank shazal1
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Located in the Town Hall, the Bay Discovery Centre tells the story of the bay area, its first settlement and how the area grew from a colony into what it is today. Pretty interesting to walk through the history of the settlers here in Adelaide.

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Reviewed 6 April 2018

This place is an information centre, as well as museum, telling history of the beginning of South Australia, Glenelg in Particular. The stories and exhibits are very informative, the volunteers that run the place are very friendly, There are some interactive displays that are also...More

Thank Ifrinm
Reviewed 3 April 2018

A great place to learn about the history of South Australia! The staff are very lovely and will tell you anything you want to know.

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 27 March 2018

A great place to look at the history of S A. The displays are well done and give a very good insight to the early settlers in S A.

Thank notsogood_39
Reviewed 4 March 2018

I stay here for 2-3 days. The square is very beatifull, lovely place near to the sea. In saturday there are a lot of movida, and also lot of police, in car, bike and horses.

Thank Marco R
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