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The Limestone Coast
Breathe in a bygone era
as history comes to life
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 prosperous
community, Millicent offers
a wide range of services
and attractions for visitors.
The award-winning Liv-
ing History Museum has the
largest collection of fully
restored horse-drawn vehi-
cles in South Australia.
Other displays include
the Shipwreck Room,
farm machinery, a T-class
locomotive, a coin-operated
waterwheel, a blacksmith's
shop and an interactive-
The adjoining accredited
visitor information centre
offers friendly service, sou-
venirs, local craft, produce
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
enjoy a round at the 18-hole
The Millicent Visitor Information Centre.
Millicent's natural beauty is unsurpassed.
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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