Former Customs House and Station Master's Residence built 1866 displays extensive heritage collections.
Former Customs House and Station Master’s Residence built 1866 consists of six display rooms filled with magnificent heritage furniture, china and linen, memorabilia from 19th century and historic photographs of Victor Harbor.
Encounter Coast Discovery Centre is a regional interpretive centre introducing visitors to the history and development of the south coast.The Discovery Centre has 3 galleries forming a timeline from pre-white settlement, through whaling and settlement, the establishment of Port Victor and the river trade and finally the onset of tourism in the 20th Century with the railways.A gift shop is located and the entrance.
Relive the early days of Encounter Coast
– The magic of the Dreamtime.
– Encounter in 1802 between explorers Matthew Flinders and Nicholas Baudin.
– Our dark whaling past.
– Struggles of the early settlers.
– Changes through to modern times.