Southern Fleurieu Historical Museum

Fleurieu Peninsula

At the Port Elliot Showgrounds in the backstreets, this little country museum takes a look at local life through a pre-1960 lens with history of fashion (!) and dairy displays, plus a tractor collection and a strong plough focus.

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