The buildings of the Tanderra Craft Village are of interest due to their heritage significance - they are the original BHP single men’s quarters built in 1942 to house the large workforce working in the shipyard and in later years the steelworks.
Browse through the SteelCap Gallery on site and view the exhibits, photographs and historical memorabilia of the early BHP and shipbuilding era.
Location: Lincoln Highway (Port Augusta Road), 300 metres north of Whyalla Visitor Centre.
Open: Regularly on the last Saturday and Sunday of each month 10am – 4pm.
Enquiries: Ph. +61 8 8645 4656
Cost: Entry is free except for special events
Steel works at Whyalla
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Varied Museums, galleries and tours give insights into Whyalla’s history from ship building at the Maritime Museum, Whyalla’s lifestyle and heritage at the Mount Laura Homestead Museum and the history of BHP at the SteelCap Gallery.
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Whyalla Visitor Centre, Lincoln Highway
Open: 7 days Mon–Fri 9am–4pm.
Weekends and public holidays 10am–4pm.
Closed: Good Friday and Christmas Day
Phone: (08) 8645 7900 Email: email@example.com
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