As a museum, it houses many exhibits that illustrate the river and its place in the development of Australia, including many models of boats from the trading era, as well as historic photos and relics of the former trade, all backed up by panels discussing the various artefacts and their place in history.
Goolwa Wharf, end of Cutting Road, Goolwa
Stopping in at this unusual shop in the historic River Port of Goolwa, South Australia, will provide you with two treats. There is an award-winning display of over 3000 dolls, teddy bears and toys set out in an air-conditioned and easy-to-navigate gallery along with new and preloved dolls, bears and other toys for sale in the shop and display room. There is a small charge for entry to the Gallery. In keeping with the gallery's theme of "Childhood Memories" you can also buy lollies (sweeties - candy) from Dollies Lollies. As well as traditional lollies from your childhood, there are new favourites for everyone in the family.
We have a large variety of Handmade Arts & Crafts from the traditional to the modern day genre.
On the Steam Ranger Railway Platform – Dunbar Ave Goolwa
(08) 8555 5600
Built around 1872 as a Blacksmiths shop the museum displays the history of Goolwa, Currency Creek and Hindmarsh Island.
11 Porter Street, Goolwa, SA 5214
(08) 8555 2221
Arts and Crafts shop stocked with goods made by local crafts people. Jams, pickles, biscuits, woodwork, toys, art & china painting, children & adult's clothes, original cards, leadlighting, SteamRanger souvenirs, baby wear, jewellery, bags, unique manchester, leather work, novelties & gifts. Open Daily 10am - 4pm
08 8555 5600
Old Police Station - South Coast Regional Art Centre regularly hosts art exhibitions and workshops.
Goolwa Terrace, Goolwa Sa
Regular art displays and exhibitions are held in Signal Point, in the Goolwa Wharf Precinct
Goolwa Wharf Pricinct, Goolwa SA
Armfield Slipway aims to preserve historic wooden boats, maintain traditional boat-building skills and to provide a community meeting place for boat-minded people.
56 Riverside Drive, Goolwa SA
0428 634 188
We are an association of Artists showcasing our work in our local community, exhibiting an exciting mix of Original Art. Open 7 days: 11am - 4pm
Artworx Gallery and Gifts is the finest contemporary art gallery on South Australia's Fleurieu Peninsula. Artworx welcomes visitors and art lovers alike from 10.00 am to 4.30 pm on Wednesday to Monday, public holidays or by appointment.