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The Limestone Coast
Take a stroll back in time
The Living History Museum has a T-class locomotive among
its huge collection of restored vehicles.
MILLICENT is the gateway
to some of the Limestone
Coast region's most unique
One of the largest
towns in the region, it is
renowned for its primary
production. A vibrant and
Millicent offers a wide
range of services and at-
tractions for visitors.
The award-winning Liv-
ing History Museum has
the largest collection of
fully restored horse-drawn
vehicles in South Aus-
Other displays include
the Shipwreck Room, farm
machinery, a T-class loco-
motive, a coin-operated
waterwheel, a blacksmith's
shop and an interactive
drainage display. The ad-
joining accredited visitor
information centre offers
friendly service, souvenirs,
local craft, produce and
From here, take a stroll
down the main street.
Stop and see the historic
wall murals and buildings
that depict the history and
development of the town or
relax and enjoy the beauti-
fully manicured parklands.
Visit the skate park and
mega playground for a
great day out for families.
The Millicent Gallery is
also a must-see and Lake
McIntyre is the ideal place
to relax and unwind.
Golf enthusiasts can en-
joy a round at the 18-hole
Millicent Living History Museum is
open daily. Award winning, largest
collection of horsedrawn vehicles,
interactive drainage history display,
Aboriginal artefacts, farm machinery
and shipwreck room. Entrance
through Visitor Centre. Take time out
to enjoy the history of the area.
Call into the Millicent Visitor
Information Centre for brochures,
maps, postcards, souvenirs,
Internet access and all your tourist
information. Make us your first port
of call! Phone 8733 0904.
Visit us at Millicent, home of the largest
windfarm development in the Southern
Hemisphere. When completed 122
spectacular wind turbines will generate
almost 300 megawatts of electricity
(1/8th SA energy needs).
The Windfarm tourist Drive includes the
• Canunda National Park • Lake
Bonney • The Tantanoola Caves •
Tantanoola home of the legendary
Millicent Library & Gallery
Enjoy, Explore, Experience the
cultural hub of the community.
Library, free Internet, local history
collection along with A Class Gallery.
• National, State & Interstate Touring
Exhibitions • Regional, Local &
Community Exhibitions • Recently
extended, Artists & Exhibitions
Ridge Terrace, Millicent
Phone 8733 0903
Native wildlife and vegetation
reserve in a reclaimed quarry.
Haven for birds, bird hides and
boardwalks. Free BBQ's and
picnic area. A great spot for
families & nature enthusiasts.
The Wattle Range Information Centre at Millicent is open daily
except Christmas Day.
Millicent's newest community
outdoor space, the mega playground
located in 'The Domain' adjacent
the skate park and Civi Centre. Take
time out to relax and enjoy the family
atmosphere of this vibrant, colourful
and safe playground. An exciting
modern, adventure space, including
a Skate Park provides loads of fun
for all age groups and people with
varied interests and ability.
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