Moonta History Centre

Yorke Peninsula

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Explore your heritage.

Visit this historic building located in the CBD of Moonta, formerly the Moonta School of Mines, housing an extensive collection of records for Moonta and surrounding areas.

Information about the mining history, mining era, and families of Cornish Miners. There are copies of local newspapers, cemetery records, Moonta Characters and much more.

Assistance can be provided when doing your own research or for a small donation the research can be done for you.
<p>Free Wifi</p>


Coach Parking
Enquiry Desk
Family Friendly
Interpretive Centre
Public Toilet
Shop / Gift Shop

The Yorke Peninsula is the traditional lands of the Narungga (Nharangga) people, who have lived on, and cared for, this country since the beginning of time. We work, live and travel on Nharannga Banggara [Country], and we take time away from those pursuits to acknowledge and pay our deep respects to the Nharangga Elders of the past and present. 

Today, it is essential that we continue to care for and protect our spectacular natural environment. Tread lightly and leave no trace. Learn more about responsible and respectful travel on Yorke Peninsula.