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Penola and Coonawarra Information Centre

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Address: 27 Arthur Street, Penola, South Australia 5277, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8737 2855
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Greeted with a smile an then a load of helpful information. We were given loads of brochures and because we were there during the Penola Arts Festival, we got heaps of info about... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2016
Brandy G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Greeted with a smile an then a load of helpful information. We were given loads of brochures and because we were there during the Penola Arts Festival, we got heaps of info about all the displays, performances and free activities. Lots of displays to showcase the history of the area.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Good local art exhibition to back up interesting historical display. Worth a visit to gain a real sense of the Penola district.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Plenty of useful information & free WiFi. Don't be afraid to ask the staff as they had great knowledge!

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Thank donnaandrob
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

This information centre had very pleasant staff and lots of local information available. A wonderful museum is located inside the centre. Well worth the visit!

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Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

We went to the information Centre for information to help with our trip down memory lane for my husband. There is a historic display and there are historians available to help delve into the past. For a small donation they will research for you. The lady helped us plan the rest of our journey around the coast to Melbourne. The... More 

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Thank Lorraine W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

Thjs is truly a ONE STOP SHOP for a visit to historic Penola and the world class Coonawarra wine region. Information is up-to-date and professionally presented by knowledgeable staff. WELL WORTH YOUR TIME!

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Thank hdvice
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Went in twice on a recent visit and both times the lady was very friendly and helpful. Loved the local craft and foods for sale.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

There is also a small museum in this building of Scottish displays with a gold coin entrance fee. Great playground just outside.

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Cockermouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The lady on duty was helpful and the museum was informative about the early days of Penola. There's plenty to see

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We hadn't done much planning before we went to Penola so this was the first stop. They couldn't do enough for us making suggestions without being pushy. If you are going to the Penola/Coonawarra area make this your first stop, even if you have pre-planned your visit.

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