Plan Your Visit

Our Centre is on the corner of the Portland Street and Petticoat Lane heritage precinct of Penola, which is in the Coonawarra wine region and half way between Adelaide and Melbourne.

Interpretive Centre - signOpening Hours

7 days from 10am to 4pm (negotiable).

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

Entry

$4 each - Groups of 10 or more people
$1 per student - school groups only

Coaches and Groups

Volunteers from the Centre will meet the coach to welcome and briefly familiarise visitors.

Suggested time to allow for the visit – 45 to 60 minutes – so that visitors may enjoy the historic exhibitions and displays in the Interpretive Centre and Schoolhouse, and visit the Church and Shrine.

We have wheelchair access and toilets.

Costs

  • Group entry $4.00 per person. No charge for coach crew.

  • School groups $1.00 per student.

  • Morning or afternoon tea $5.00 per person.

  • Light luncheon $15.00 per person.

  • Guided coach tour of historic Penola $2.00 per person.
 

To make a booking please fill in the 2017 Group Booking Form.

Shop

gift shop 2A wide range of mementos, cards, gifts, rosary beads, and books about Mary MacKillop, Julian Tenison Woods, the Sisters of St Joseph and local history is available.

Research Room

Resources include a wide range of books; CDs & DVDs; files of research material; local Catholic records of baptisms, marriages, confirmations; a growing data base of schoolhouse pupils and families.

Contact Us

Mary MacKillop Penola Centre
PO Box 231, PENOLA, SA 5277

Telephone: 08 8737 2092
Facsimile: 08 8737 3051
Email: mackillop@penola.limestonecoast.net