VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE Located at Steamtown. 2 Telford Avenue (western end of Main Street) Tel: 08 8651 3355 Email:firstname.lastname@example.orgOpen 7 days a week: 9am to 4pm Wi-Fi available to purchase
The Visitor Information Centre is a must to visit for information and souvenirs.
Travel, listen, enjoy and be fascinated by the Silver to Sea Way Heritage Rail Trail as you travel from Broken Hill to Port Pirie, via Peterborough, or vice versa.
BLACK ROCK GALLERY 25km North of Peterborough (head towards Orroroo) Tel: 08 8651 6002
BOB THE DOG SCULPTURE In front of the Town Carrige Musuem.
Learn Bob's intriguing story and put a message on his Facebook page.
THE BURG Enter via Newsagency 185 Main Street Peterborough
Tel: 08 8651 2137Open Mon - Fri: 8am to 5.00pm Sat, Sun & P'Hols: 8am to 12pmFree Entry
Come and see our latest addition - a working 1:148 model scale of the Peterborough rail yards in the late 1960s, including 70 buildings, 50 lights and over 15,000 hours construction time. Also be inspired by the 19 metre mural and history on display.
CEMETERIES Peterborough Cemetery: Road to Terowie Yongala Cemetery: Yongala - Jamestown RoadDawson Cemetery: Dawson Open Daily
Delve into family history or just take in the tranquility at one of the cemeteries. Cemetery DVDs available from the Visitor Information Centre.
CHURCHES There are numerous churches in Peterborough including the impressive St Anacletus Catholic Church.
Also Mary McKillop's 1897 convent house, where St Mary settled Peterborough's first Josephite sisters.
FEDERATION QUILT Town Hall Main Street Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355Open Mon - Fri: 8am to 5pmFree Entry
A 2x3 metre beautiful patchwork wall hanging.Currently Closed due to COVID restrictions
GREG DUGGAN NATURE RESERVE & LOOKOUT Top of Government Road Tank Hill Lookout Open Daily Local bird list available from Visitor Information Centre.
Meander along the path through 10 acres of amazing flora and fauna.
Interpretative signs along a route documenting buildings of historical interest.
SOCIAL HISTORY MUSEUM - YMCA YMCA Building - Upstairs Main Street Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355Open 7 Days a week: 9am to 4pmCoin Donation
Artefacts associated with the history of 'Petersburg to Peterborough'. Including the new 'Lionel Noble' Room.
HISTORY GROUP DISPLAY ROOMS Jervois Street (opp Police Station) Tel: 08 8651 2271 or 0408 220248Open Wed, Thurs, Fri Only: 10am to 1pm
An exhibition of yester-year
MELDONFIELD MINIATURES COLLECTION YMCA Building Main Street Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355Open 7 Days a week: 9am to 4pm (Collect code from Visitor Info Centre)$5 Entry
Handcrafted scale miniatures including the original Petersburg Railway Station.
PAVERS:Mayoral, Railway Memorial & History
Take time to visit the 3 sites of pavers which are on display in Peterborough.
PRINTING WORKS 9-11 Jervois Street Peterborough Tel: 0408 220248 or 0427 188023 or 0400 461100Open Wed, Thurs, Fri: 10am to 1pm (or by appointment)$5 EntryClick here for a recent article from the ABC.
Experience the atmosphere and workings of an original Print Shop, complete with new Interpretive Centre.
SOUND AND LIGHT SHOWSteamtown Western end of Town (Telford Avenue) Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355 Shows every night. Bookings essential. (Summer season: view the movie in the climate controlled theatrette during the day. 6 or more needed for evening show).www.steamtown.com.auEmail:email@example.com
Click on the 90 second preview - it will take your breath away!A MUST SEE - a spectacular which takes you back in time.
STEAMTOWN HERITAGE RAIL CENTRE Western end of town (Telford Avenue) Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355Open 7 Days a week: 9am to 4pm Continuous Daily Tours (Tours start 10am, last one 2.00pm)www.steamtown.com.auBundle Special - 20% off tour and Sound & Light Show
Visit the multi-award winning museum with a 3 gauge turntable (the only one left in the world).
TOWN CARRIAGE MUSEUM Main Street Peterborough Open 7 Days a week: 9am to 4pmFree Entry
Peterborough's newest exhibit! A wonderful time-line of our town's history complete with exhibits, and 'virtual' steam train journey.Click here for further info.
TOWN ENTRY SIGNS At all four main road entrances to Peterborough 1) Road to Terowie 2) Road to Broken Hill 3) Road to Jamestown 4) Road to Orroroo
Scale miniature sculptures of steam locomotives made of rod iron.
TOWN HALL & KEITH PAYNE VC DISPLAY Main Street Peterborough Tel: 08 8651 3355Open Mon - Fri: 8am to 5pmFree Entry
Marvel at one of SA's largest heritage listed town halls.Currently Closed due to COVID restrictions
Proclaimed in 1876, now with a population of 50, come and visit this quaint township and its Heritage Wall at the Yongala Hall, or call in to the Globe Hotel for a cool drink.
YONGALA HERITAGE TRAIL
Take a leisurely stroll around Yongala with information signs marking buildings and sites of significant heritage and importance to the town. The Trail starts in the Main Street adjacent to the War Memorial.