The Main Corner

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

The Main Corner emerges from the historic dolomite building, connecting Mount Gambier’s history, with interactive displays that will appeal to adults and children alike. A diorama brings to life the Wreck of the Admella and touch screens tell the history of Mount Gambier. Incorporating the Riddoch Art Gallery, South Australia’s premier regional Gallery, featuring local collections, changing exhibitions of local artists as well as exhibitions of national importance. The gallery also showcases local artists, community groups and both state and national touring exhibitions. The Main Corner is also home to daily screenings of the movie ‘Volcano’, the story of Earth, Fire and Water. Beginning with the Aboriginal Dreamtime story of the Craitbul and his giant ovens. This big screen cinematic experience wows the senses as it weaves its way through its incredible story of how eight major eruptions created Mount Gambier. This exciting adventure takes you through the spectacular history of eruptions that shaped the Kanawinka region. Screens at 1.00pm & 3.00pm weekdays and 11.00am & 1.00pm weekends and most public holidays. *screening times may vary due to special functions.


Disabled access available Free Wifi


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