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The Farm Shed Museum

50 Mines Rd, Kadina, South Australia 5554, Australia
+61 8 8821 2333
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Great couple of hours...

Had a great time at this museum, it’s massive and is really authentic, it even entertained 2 teens... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
hanlukedad
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Adelaide, Australia
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Loved this place

Loved this place although I am in my early 50s I remember so much of this stuff coming fromthe... read more

Reviewed 27 November 2017
Murdkerry
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Perth, Australia
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The Farm Shed Museum brings together some of the fascinating developments and practices of dry land farming. You will discover; the way of rural life; a magnificent collection of vintage tractors; a delightful display highlighting women's contribution to farming; fascinating stoires about local characters; an impressive display of farming machinery; more than a century of Australia farming history and one of cereal farmings greatest innovations, the stump-jump plough. Visitors will also be delighted by Matta House, a mine manger's residence from the 1860's refurbished in its original location and memories of school days gone by will come alive when you enter the 1950's school house. You will leave with a renewed appreciation of how far farming and society has come.
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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50 Mines Rd, Kadina, South Australia 5554, Australia
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+61 8 8821 2333
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"farming equipment"
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"yorke peninsula"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time at this museum, it’s massive and is really authentic, it even entertained 2 teens for a few hours in poor weather. Worth the visit and the entry fee, a really good trip into the country past of the Yorke Peninsula.

Thank hanlukedad
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

Loved this place although I am in my early 50s I remember so much of this stuff coming fromthe North of Scotland.

Thank Murdkerry
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Allow plenty of time here. The exhibits are vast, and very varied, and the presentation first class. There is plenty to interest all age groups and interests. So glad we stopped.

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Reviewed 19 July 2017

The museum is quite large and has something of interest for most people. The indoor play centre in the information centre is great for kids (it's only small, but little ones will be entertained), and the miniature railway (open limited Sundays) is a hoot.

Thank Hansie13
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Well worth visiting, the whole complex is quite large, and there are different sections to it. Something really for everyone, so if you're not into farm machinery, there's also a restored heritage home, an old school house. (Very nostalgic for anyone who went to school...More

Thank Mathilda J
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Reviewed 22 May 2017

Top place to learn about bush living. exhibits are about all things, commerce, farming, and life in general. Staff are excellent and willing to help

Thank Tony M
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

There is so much to see here especially if you are interested in the daily life of farming years ago.

Thank E8005CRanne
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Asking locals what to do in Kadina was terrible..... target was the answer I got . So I did what I always do and got onto trip adviser. The Kadina information centre and farm shed seemed to be the only going entertainment and I am...More

Thank Lena B
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Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

So this place is great if your into the farming scene. A lot of history on old farming equipment, we loved it and so did my son (who loves tractors). Definitely worth the visit

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Reviewed 28 November 2016

Spent a full morning here just delightful. All exhibits were in amazing condition and so interesting. I particularly liked the women's details of life then.. The Muster house was just delightful. Only disappointment was the lack of lovely food, it was too basic, but it...More

Thank anitak335
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Jenny A
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Response from Naykaye | Reviewed this property |
No sure I can't remember, but give them a call I'm sure they can give you the information, I have a feeling it was like $10 - 15 for an adult
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