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Bay Discovery Centre

Colley Terrace, Glenelg, South Australia, Australia
+61 8 8179 9508
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A must visit to understand Glenelg

The upstairs museum in this centre has an excellent display on various aspects of history and life... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Gregory D
,
New Lambton
Very informative

Entry is a gold coin donation and definitely worth a look. Very informative to Glenelg and Adelaide... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
shazal1
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Perth, Australia
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Colley Terrace, Glenelg, South Australia, Australia
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+61 8 8179 9508
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"great displays"
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"mezzanine floor"
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"historical museum"
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"interesting place"
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"gold coin donation"
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"self guided"
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"early settlers"
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"certainly worth a visit"
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"museum upstairs"
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"few hours"
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"information centre"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Only went in here because we read about it on Tripadvisor & we were so glad that we did. The first floor explains the settling of Adelaide & why they chose that area to settle, then the next floor has a beach exhibition. Malcolm was...More

Thank Debra M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Lovely building with many interesting items in the collection - we greatly enjoyed our visit thank you.

Thank Travel D
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

Not a very large museum, but with exhibits appealing to young minds as well as older people. There are original sign posts from long ago, photos of attractions new at the time, such as the jetty, overcrowded with sightseeing people, all in dress of the...More

Thank Annasus2016
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