The Sheep's Back Museum

History of Wool on the Limestone Coast





Don’t miss the next Lunch with History! Meet at the Frances Hotel at 11am on Sunday, November 17th. You will then have a tour of the historic sections of Frances before going to “Willana”, the home of Peter and Lavinia… Continue Reading →

Admire the Succulants!

The succulant 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.

Relax at the Museum

The Work for the Dole clients working at The Sheep’s Back have constructed an outdoor table and seats for use on the new deck near the VIC. It is now a going to be a nice relaxing place to sit… Continue Reading →

Pallants woolshed

A building that is, of itself, a museum object, that tells the story of a small landowner in this region.

The foundations of the Limestone Coast

Rivers from the highlands of the Antarctic plate continued to pour their silts and gravels down into this region, filling basins in the land, and on the sea floor. Clayey silt from the rivers covered the heavier gravels, sealing them… Continue Reading →

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