Unearthing Whyalla's History

Mount Laura Homestead, Dedicated as a Museum in 1967 and operated by the Whyalla Branch of the National Trust of South Australia since then. (Jo-Anne Waters)

Discover Whyalla's history through the ages. Visit the free pop-up display covering Whyalla's history and heritage from 1901 to 2019. Displays will feature Whyalla’s unique social, industrial and civic history in the Reception building (normal fees apply for Museum entry). On Sunday 12 May, join us to celebrate Mother’s Day at our annual History Festival Open Day in the Museum grounds (gold coin donation for adults). Treat mum to a lovely Devonshire tea and enjoy entertainment and activities for the whole family!

Bookings required for groups only

Event Details


Venue information

  • Partial wheelchair access

Event type

Exhibition/Open day

Dates and times

Throughout May: Mon-Fri 10am-3pm, Sun 1-4pm. Open Day: Sun 12 May, 11am-4pm


Mount Laura Homestead Museum, 11-17 Ekblom St, Whyalla Norrie


Per Person: Free (for display)
Per Person: Gold coin donation (Open Day)
Per Person: Normal Museum entry fees apply at all other times


Bookings required for groups only


Jo-Anne Waters
0457 765 998
jw720516 [at] bigpond.net.au

Accessibility information

Exhibition space is wheelchair accessible. Some other areas of the Homestead and surrounding buildings have small steps and narrow doorways.