John Riddoch Centre

The John Riddoch Centre

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Penola, South Australia

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27 Arthur Street,
South Australia

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....

Entry Cost

$1 to $100

Gold Coin Donation to the Local Historical Society

Product Types

  • Galleries, Museums and Collections
  • Historical Sites and Heritage Locations
  • Landmarks and Buildings
  • Shopping and Markets


  • National Trust

Tourism Organisation

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Facilities found here

  • Carpark
  • Coach Parking
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Non Smoking
  • Shop

Special Needs and Access

  • Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)
  • Caters for people who use a wheelchair.
  • Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss.
  • Caters for people who are blind or have vision loss.
  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

Activities you can engage in

  • Walks

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