The Sheep's Back Museum

History of Wool on the Limestone Coast



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On Track at the Museum

Come and see the whole set-up. 10am Saturday 6th March 2021 is opening day for the new model railway donated by the late Lindsay Baker. On the same day, the South Australian Model Railway Association will show a 10 metre… Continue Reading →

Preparing the Children’s Museum

The Opening by The Governor will be on Saturday 20th February 2021 at 10am. This week there is a flurry of activity by the volunteers to put the new gallery in top shape for the day. It will feature many… Continue Reading →

Admire the Succulents!

The succulent garden behind the Big Shed is a picture at present. Enjoy it and other gardens as you wander the grounds at The Sheep’s Back Museum.

Horse Works completed!

These Horse Works were used by the Naracoorte District Council to prepare chaff for working horses. Through a series of cogs the wheel the horse works turned the wheel that powered the chaff cutter. Horse works were also used to… Continue Reading →

Lunch with History

Diary date – Sunday November 17th Where? Frances More details later

What are these?

Strange shapes are appearing on the floor of the new children’s Museum! Following Rod Bax’s visit, our volunteers have begun cutting out tree shapes designed by Rod to decorate the front of the museum.

Al Fresco Decking takes shape

This area has been enhanced thanks to the Work for the Dole clients who have transformed the area. New decking with safety railing now provides an attractive area for visitors to The Sheep’s Back to sit, relax, drink coffee or… Continue Reading →

What is Rod Bax doing here?

Following the successful grant application by The Sheep’s Back, Rod Bax has designed a new Children’s Museum on our site. A workshop was held with local primary school students in the early planning stages. Our volunteers are getting excited as… Continue Reading →

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