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Kapunda Historical Society Museum

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Kapunda Historical Museum

It was really interesting. To take a step back in time was great. To look at all the things that... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Helen C
Kapunda, Australia
The BEST museum we have seen in Aus

What a testament to the dedication of the volunteers and comminity of Kapunda. Spread over two... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
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11 Hill St, Kapunda, South Australia 5373, Australia
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

It was really interesting. To take a step back in time was great. To look at all the things that our previous generations used was really good. The days for them were very challenging. We as a generation are well and truly spoilt.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

What a testament to the dedication of the volunteers and comminity of Kapunda. Spread over two stories and housed in a beautiful Baptist church the memorabilia covers all aspects of life. Displays of domestic objects, farming objects, machinery, vehicles, a school room, post office..... the...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

There are some Interesting displays of domestic things you might remember seeing years ago in this two floor museum. There are also well set out displays of commercial, farming and industrial life, with some vehicles outside the main building. It’s open afternoons at a small...More

Thank Bob D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The 'grand' building was built in 1866 as a Baptist Church. It ceased to operate in the early 1970's when it became a Technical education facility. It was later established as a Museum by a very active group of people. There is a very wide...More

Thank Rochdale42
Reviewed 27 October 2016

How a tiny team of volunteers keep this going is hard to comprehend. Plenty to look at and well laid out. Two of the four of us saw the film which added to the experience.

Thank Macrae74
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a museum that has been put together through the passion of local volunteers and it shows - it is jam packed with items from the past - lovingly curated and displayed. What an eye opener. The tribute to S Kidman was an insight...More

Thank sbirrell2016
Reviewed 4 July 2016

Dropped in here on a whim, and were amazed. The collection of items here is just spectacular, and shows a great deal of thought and devotion in the breadth of what is presented and how it is presented. Everything from farm machinery to militaria to...More

2  Thank DidsterBenalla
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There was so much to see on two levels, allow a few hours to take it all in. The building is very unique too. Very friendly volunteers and a small entrance fee of $12 for a family is great value. We had a lovely lunch...More

1  Thank Helen R
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Run by volunteers this is one of the best museums I have seen. It is crammed with memorabilia of the district ranging from clothes, prams, toys, cooking utensils, farming machinery, the list just goes on and on. Do not rush your visit to this Museum....More

Thank Ruth B
Reviewed 7 January 2016

We passed through Kapunda recently on a family holiday and happened to stop here by chance. I'm so glad we did! The museum charges a fairly priced fee to access their amazingly large collection. I honestly could not believe the range of things to see...More

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