The John Riddoch Centre

Galleries, Museums and Collections

The John Riddoch Centre incorporates the Penola/Coonawarra Visitor Information Centre with a wide range of brochures, maps, souvenirs and Internet access.

Local history display invites visitors to follow the journey of those who lived and worked in Penola and its district and who have contributed to its diversity, spirit, triumphs and tragedies.

The local history room has an extensive collection of resources on the local area.

John Shaw Neilson art collection comprises of the winning entries of the annual Penola Coonawarra Art Festival.

Also within the centre is the Wattle Range Council offices assisting with all council enquires, payments and permits.

There is a gold coin donation for entry into the history display.

Facilities

Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Free Wifi Gallery / Museum Interactive Centre Interpretive Centre Non Smoking Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Activities

Walks

Disabled Assistance

An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Wheelchair access

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Campervan Motorhome Club of Australia National Trust Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Tourism Industry Council of SA Visitor Information Centre

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe National Trust Visitor Information Centre National Accreditation

Rates

From AU$1.00

Gold Coin Donation into the Local History Display

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