Bay Discovery Centre, Glenelg

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  • Only went in here because we read about it on Tripadvisor & we were so glad that we did. The first floor explains the settling of Adelaide & why they chose that area to settle, then the next floor has...  more »
  • Lovely building with many interesting items in the collection - we greatly enjoyed our visit thank you.  more »
  • Not a very large museum, but with exhibits appealing to young minds as well as older people. There are original sign posts from long ago, photos of attractions new at the time, such as the jetty, over...  more »
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  • awesome place to get a lot of the local Glenelg nautical history and learn about how attitudes have evolved over the years. allow an hour or two if you must discover everything. perfect if your visiting the area and planning to get lunch and visit the beach anyway.
  • The Bay Discovery Centre was some kind of museum which requires a gold coin donation. The whole area isn't very big, not too many exhibitions so it's easily done in 10 minutes. What I remembered was that it showcased some historical artefacts and uniforms of the olden days.
  • Excellent Place to learn the history of this location
  • Enjoyed looking around the little museum here and watching slide shows of historic photos of the area.
  • Good on Anglo -Australian history and culture but pathetic on Aboriginal culture and the history of their violent dispossession.

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