Kidman Exhibition

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The ‘Kidman Exhibition’ is located on the first floor of the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre, Thomson Building, Kapunda. This informative exhibition, will teach visitors about the “Cattle King” Sir Sidney Kidman.

He lived in Kapunda from the 1880’s to 1921. From here he managed a pastoral empire and became the largest landowner in Australia. Upon retirement in 1921, he donated his home ‘Eringa’ to the Education Department. Since 1922 his home has been part of Kapunda High School.

Keep going on the learning trail with The Kidman Connection, a walking or driving tour of Kapunda, highlighting places connected with Sir Sidney Kidman. (A detailed self guided tour brochure is available from the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre).

Free to enter through the Kapunda Visitor Information Centre, the exhibition will help visitors understand more about this interesting man.


Carpark Coach Parking Family Friendly Non Smoking Public Toilet

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Caters for limited mobility Wheelchair access


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Australian Tourism Accreditation Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation


Free Entry

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