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Martindale Hall Heritage Museum

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Address: 1 Manoora Rd, Mintaro, South Australia, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 8843 9088
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Well worth enjoying

Thank you to National Trust of SA for caring enough about our history to make martindale hall available for us to enjoy. Well worth the 30 min detour from the main road to see... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
MaryEmma_S2013
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South Australia, Australia
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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thank you to National Trust of SA for caring enough about our history to make martindale hall available for us to enjoy. Well worth the 30 min detour from the main road to see and experience the history of our pioneers. For a $12 entry fee for adults it is also affordable. Allow an hour to go through the house... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fantastic time capsule of what life for the country squire and his family would have been like. Lets hope it doesn't fall into developers hands & the SA Government hands it over to the National Trust.

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Horsham, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This magnificent example of our history is well worth a visit. The young woman at the desk was incredibly well informed as to the history of the building and answered all our questions. This is a place where you can actually enter rooms and get a feel for the life in centuries past. Sadly the future is in doubt as... More 

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Thank Mike C
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Felt like I was transported back in time walking around the rooms and hallways of Martindale Hall. I just love learning about the history of places and families. And having been a long time fan of the "Picnic at Hanging Rock" movie, it was an added bonus that scenes from the movie were filmed here. It has been amazingly preserved... More 

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Kangaroo Island, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I'm so glad we visited, this is an exceptional trip back in time. For $12 per adult we spent several hours wandering the home, each room holding information for us, as we imagined what living in such a luxurious home would have been like. A wonderful part of South Australia's history, which must always be preserved. Just beautiful!

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1 Thank wooducks
Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This gracious building provides a serene backdrop for a leisurely picnic. Considering the scant funds available to pay for the upkeep of this historical delight, it is in fine shape. The gardens are lovely. Please keep this historical site available for all members of the public to enjoy. [Mirandaaaa!!!!]

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

highly recommend a visit - it took us 2 hours to wander through the building....fantastic ! the gentleman who welcomed us at the entrance was very informative.

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1 Thank BarbJean2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Well worth a visit to see this beautiful house in the Australian countryside. Would love to have seen it in its heyday. Some of the old family photos are gorgeous showing the house in use as a family home. Some beautiful furniture and household items n display.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

What an unbelievable place. There is a fee to pay but was minimal and we'll worth the cost. Being a Downton Abbey fan I found this place a small Abbey. How interesting life was back then and how people went about their daily duties. Even though the polo and orchard grounds are not maintained currently compared to how they would... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We went on a very cold day and the hall itself was freezing - we were in awe of the fortitude of the original occupants! It is an elegant Georgian building decorated with original furnishings. The guide was very pleasant and helpful. It is certainly worth a visit.

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