Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum
The Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum has a wealth of maritime & local history on display, and is located close to the main street of Wallaroo and beach. Tour Guides are available for visiting coaches; and the museum also hosts Ghost Tours by arrangement, through Wallaroo's many historic buildings and sites.
Don't miss George the Giant Squid...his body is 5 feet (1.5 metres) long and with tentacles stretched out reaches a huge 28 foot (8.5 metres) long.
George was found in stomach of a whale over 30 years ago, and was preserved and has been on display in the museum since 1980. Other highlights at the Wallaroo Heritage & Nautical Museum include:
- A 30 foot (9.1 metres) racing boat
- Cutty Sark model
- 'Shipwrecks of Yorke Peninsula' display
- Tipara Reef lighthouse
- water pump used for copper smelting
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Wallaroo is located in the Copper Coast, near the top of Yorke Peninsula on the western side. With some great beaches and an upgraded foreshore area, Wallaroo is a favourite holiday destination. New shopping locations, plus a choice of pubs, cafes or restaurants make it a vibrant place to visit.... read more about Wallaroo