• Unley Museum

    Capture a snapshot of Unley's past and present through vibrant and interactive exhibitions. Visitors can wander galleries detailing the rich history of Unley (established 1871) and and changing exhibitions of history, art and contemporary culture. The Museum also has a collection of over 10,000 photographs, objects, and documents.

The Unley Museum is a vibrant museum packed with activities, information, historical photographs and objects relating to the social, commercial and environmental story of Unley and its people and a focus on broader contemporary topics.

With over 12,000 photographs and things to look at, there are plenty of stories to uncover and secrets to discover. Our friendly staff can answer questions and provide tours of our galleries.  The Museum has five galleries, a research library and family history service and conducts research into house histories, and can help uncover other interesting stories from Unley’s past.  We can also host walking and bus tours of the area.

Our exhibitions are always changing and we hold history, art, cultural and contemporary topical exhibitions that complement our historical collection. 

Unley: 200 years of Change tells  the story of Unley through the eyes of its community.  Learn about Unley’s very own zoo, dress in costume and take photos in front of historical Unley backdrops and even try your hand at one of the world’s oldest video game, Atari Pong!

Terrible Tales of Unley explores the fascinating tales of mystery, murder, fire, theft of Unley’s past.  Try your hand a lock picking, crack the safe code and try to solve an Unley mystery in this interactive display.

Free

Monday to Wednesday 10am-4pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Sunday 2pm-5pm
Closed Public Holidays

Family History Service is available at the Museum:
Wednesday 10am-4pm
Thursday 10am-6pm
Sunday 2-5pm

Karen Paris, Curator
08 8372 5117
[email protected]
PO Box 1 Unley SA 5061

Unley Museum

Capture a snapshot of Unley's past and present through vibrant and interactive exhibitions. Visitors can wander galleries detailing the rich history of Unley (established 1871) and and changing exhibitions of history, art and contemporary culture. The Museum also has a collection of over 10,000 photographs, objects, and documents.