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Friends at the Museum

Q: How do you keep small hands off big railway models? A: Put Thomas and Friends within easy reach!

What will this be?

The Men’s Shed have delivered the latest piece for the Children’s Museum, but it is not finished yet… Can you guess what it might be? Unfortunately, being an interactive gallery of the Museum, COVID regulations require the entire Children’s Museum… Continue Reading →

Further Interest in the Rail Layout

Rail enthusiast Trevor Gibbs and his wife Vivien drove from Melbourne to photograph and write a story on our new exhibit for Railway Modeller Australia.

Modellers Star in Opening of New Exhibit

Members of the South Australian Railway Modellers Association Inc. assisted in dismantling, transporting and re-assembling Lindsay Baker’s extensive model railway layout, And then they brought a second one along just for the Opening of the Exhibit. The 10 metre display… Continue Reading →

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 Railway Modellers 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.

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