Arts, Heritage and Culture

The Sheep's Back MuseumInside VIC

Discover one of South Australia's regional museums, The Sheep's Back Museum. It tells the stories of the Australian wool industry, its people and their importance. Feel part of the picture as you step back in time and explore this dynamic drama.

Incorporated into The Sheep's Back Museum, the Limestone Landscapes Gallery creatively explains how the natural landscape has developed and influenced Aboriginal and European activities.

The Museum also houses the accredited Naracoorte Visitor Information Centre. Call into the Naracoorte VIC for local intelligence on events, activities, attractions, and some great holiday ideas.

Naracoorte Art Gallery is the oldest regional gallery in South Australia. Located in a beautiful Georgian building in Ormerod Street, the gallery is a showcase of traditional and contemporary visual arts.

In addition to housing its permanent collection of Australian art, the gallery hosts exhibitions from local and interstate artists.

Lucindale is home to the Lucindale Historical Society Museum, featuring a collection of restored local buildings and an intriguing array of district memorabilia.

Collated by the descendants of the community's pioneering families, the Historical Museum encapsulates a fascinating range of local history, Aboriginal artefacts, wartime memorabilia and pioneer machinery.

Naracoorte Lucindale has cultural links to and is the traditional home of Aboriginal people from numerous groups and who spoke a number of languages - Meintangk people on the western side, ranging from Kingston; Marditjali people on the eastern side, ranging from the Little Desert in Victoria; Potaruwutj people to the near north; Ngarrindjeri people from the Lower Murray/Upper Coorong; and Bunganditj (Booandik) people at Mount Gambier.