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Great educational stop for families travelling. The Volcano documentary was a highlight. I learned... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2018
Canberra, Australia
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Great movie, wonderful buildings. Full of history. Worth a look. But it's depressing see other... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
Lynette H
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The Main Corner & Riddoch Art Gallery is an exhibition and convention centre featuring sophisticated sound and light displays that tell the story of Mount Gambier, including a free feature documentary called Volcano.
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
1 Bay Rd, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
+61 8 8721 2563
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I went here for a good look around, nice little shop with a few items, unfortunately the art gallery was closed when we went but there were still a few exhibits to look at. Upstairs a few videos were playing about the...More

Thank Shehan D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The two documentaries which are able to be viewed twice daily here are outstanding and provide both historical and geological context for any visit to Mt Gambier and the surrounding 150 kms. 'Craitbul' is an imagining of the Dreamtime story of Mt Gambier and Mt...More

Thank Patrick John O
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Interesting art gallery and gift sho, but the highlight was the volcano video presentation. Ran for an hour and was extremely informative and interesting. Pity you can't purchase it.

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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Great educational stop for families travelling. The Volcano documentary was a highlight. I learned so much!! Very intersting and engaging. The art gallery gift shop is worth a visit. Most of the museum was closed due to a change in exhibits but it was still...More

Thank dohntfamily
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

This place was great for our young family. The volcano presentation is extremely well done. Our kids learned so much about volcanoes. We came back Later in the night to watch the Aboriginal sound and light show. It was well worth coming back for. The...More

1  Thank SymonP4
Reviewed 25 February 2018

The 'Volcano' video is a 'must see' in Mt Gambier. Powerful story and stunning CGI. Don't be put off by the 'Bear Grylls' style of the presenter. For reasons that escape me, the video is not available for for sale as a DVD.

1  Thank RalphIraphne
Reviewed 22 December 2017

It was mid afternoon and getting very hot outside (approaching 40C) so we dipped in to watch the free movie at 3pm about the Volcanic activity in the area. It's a fascinating documentary and really helps you understand what you are seeing as you visit...More

Thank bigmal_7
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great movie, wonderful buildings. Full of history. Worth a look. But it's depressing see other history fall apart. I think fixing up the old train shed and turntable and making that area a museum showing all the railway history of the area would be an...More

Thank Lynette H
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Interesting small art gallery and gift shop stocked with local artist's work-well worth a look. Be sure to time your visit with the screening of the Volcano movie explaining much about the geological formation of this area (Limestone Coast). Also a short film about the...More

Thank Barb F
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This includes stone heritage buildings and new Modernist corner entry structure that is lit at night, helpful staff within during the day- toilets and gardens nearby

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