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Wednesday, 08 November 2017 22:07

Willunga Courthouse Museum

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Built from 1855 to 1872 , initially used as a female immigration depot in 1855.

The Heritage-listed Courthouse complex (with cells, stable and police residence) was built from 1855 to 1872 and stands in a picturesque setting by a creek.The Museum is an authentic Courtroom with displays, and family and district records available for research. Groups can enjoy a guided tour and possibly an entertaining courtroom re-enactment (bookings essential) The grounds are a popular venue for outdoor weddings and community events.

The stables behind the courthouse now house the Slate Museum, the only one of its kind in Australia.The complex  built from 1855 to 1872, was initially used as a female immigration depot in 1855 before the Police and Court moved in. After it closed in 1929 it gradually fell into disrepair before being restored by the National Trust and re-opened to the public in 1970. The Courthouse and grounds provide an intimate setting for informal weddings and photography.

Additional Information

  • Type/Category: Mueums
  • Street Address: 61 High Street
  • Suburb: Willunga 5172
  • State: South Australia
  • Postcode: 5172
  • Phone Number: (08) 8556 2195

61 High street
Willunga , South Australia.
Australia ,5172
+61 8 8556 2135