Willunga Courthouse and Slate Museums

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The Heritage-listed Courthouse complex (with cells, stable and police residence) was built from 1855 to 1872 and stands in a picturesque setting by a creek. The Museum is an authentic Courtroom with displays, and family and district records available for research.

The stables behind the courthouse now house the Slate Museum, the only one of its kind in Australia.The complex built from 1855 to 1872, was initially used as a female immigration depot in 1855 before the Police and Court moved in. After it closed in 1929 it gradually fell into disrepair before being restored by the National Trust and re-opened to the public in 1970.


Family Friendly Gallery / Museum Non Smoking Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop


National Trust


Free Entry

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