While there is so much to encounter, taste and navigate, the Murray River, Lakes and Coorong is also the home to a rich history. Observe how time has gone by with a visit to our array of museums, old buildings and other historic attractions and discover the story they hold. To learn more about this history of our region you can visit our Historical Story.
The rich history of the Murray River Lakes & Coorong area is reflected in the many museums that have been developed to showcase the region’s past. The days of early river trade, the romance of the paddle steamer era and the importance of rail are all well documented through exhibits and interactive displays across the region. Take some time to discover the stories that have shaped our history.
Explore historical remains in our great backyard. Whether it be the mysterious ruins of a hut or the tale of a bushranger who rode an ostrich. There is plenty to find and learn on your next adventure.