The Sheeps Back Museum is located in Naracoorte, just one hour north of Mount Gambier. The Sheeps Back Museum is a great spot to visit during your time in Naracoorte as it not only has the museum on site, but also a visitor information centre and craft shop.
Come inside and discover the galleries inside which tell the tale of the importance of the Australian wool industry to South Australia. Check out details about the industry and view tools and technology used by the early shearers. HEad over the the Big Shed on site, which house the ‘Robotic Shearer’ and make sure to view the 200 year old pieces of history housed here.
The wool industry is so important to Australia’s history, as an economy was built off the back of these workers and their hard work. Australia produces some of the best wool in the world, so learn all about its history by taking a drive north, the next time you visit Mount Gambier.
The museum is suitable for kids as well, they will enjoy getting up close to the machinery and will be able to learn about this important industry and building.