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The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre is one of the largest in SA. The friendly staff help you with a comprehensive range of visitor services. The display interprets the early history of the region featuring a full size replica of The "Lady...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
35 Jubilee Hwy W, Mount Gambier, South Australia 5290, Australia
All reviews glass floor local information staff were helpful information centre visitor center free museum one stop shop great information starting point interactive displays plenty of parking well worth a visit ship brochure hologram replica history
The Lady Nelson is a great place to gather information for all the places to see and do in the region. The interpretive centre is well done and gives great information about the crater lake formations. Lots of info for the going and old.
The centre is a well designed tourist info centre with a replica of the Lady Nelson sitting outside the entrance.
Inside there are artifices and tourist trinkets to buy and of course hundreds of information brochures.
There is a free discovery walk-through with a glass...More
Once we parked our car, I stood amazed. There was a two sails ship at the front of the Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre. It was huge!
The clerk inside was super nice and she invited us to visit her Visitors Center.
Only visited it once and the staff are just so helpful and informative of all happenings in the Mt. Gambier district and beyond. I can still remember those friendly young smiles by our youth who were really enjoying their job.
Great place to get information on what to do in Mount Gambier and surrounds. Happy to give maps and local knowledge. The exhibition was interesting and educational. Nice mix of European and Indigenous history.
Calling in for information and found staff very helpful - they also sell bus tickets to various destinations.. Lots of tourist info on display and the Lady Nelson is docked at the entrance so a real slice of history.
There are two historical displays at this Visitor Centre which grabbed my attention. One is about a British sea commander (Capt Grant) who first sighted Mt Gambier while sailing from Britain to NSW via Bass Strait soon after the strait had been discovered. The other...More