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Moonta History Centre

The southern portion of this building was erected as a Baptist Church in 1866. The adjacent residence is the original Baptist Manse. The church was purchased by the government in 1891 and converted for use as a School of Mines, the first one outside of Adelaide. The Moonta School of Mines building now houses an …

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Copper Coast

The towns of Moonta, Kadina and Wallaroo are part of an area known now as the Copper Coast. It is named after the mining boom in Cooper in the 19th century and is roughly 150 kms from Adelaide at the top of Yorke Peninsula. The mining boom that resulted from the discovery of Copper enabled rapid …

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Yorke Peninsula Art Trail

Explore the Yorke Peninsula Art Trail to discover colourful murals, statues, mosaic creations and photo opportunities across the region.  Visit regional galleries and artists’ studios to see the artists in residence. You can also buy paintings, jewellery, ceramics and other artworks direct from the maker.

Moonta Heritage Trail

The trail starts at the Town Hall and is a leisurely drive of about 16 kms which can be completed in 1-2  hours. The trail passes many sites of historical interest and gives visitors an impression of the history and development of Moonta. Simply follow the distinctive Trial Signs (Tour Drive No 38). Note that …

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