Koppio Smithy Museum


Located in an area known as Koppio and close to Cummins and Tumby Bay on the Eyre Peninsula, SA 40km north of Port Lincoln. 

Situated on the original site of the Koppio Blacksmith.  It's part of the National Trust and it has a website


In summary the Museum has a number of historic building - the smallest bank and Post Office in SA, Koppio School house, Blacksmith shop and a restored cottage.
Further it has a delightful array of old farm equipment - tractors, trucks, horse drawn buggies etc and the 'Burning Issues' Exhibition (2005 fires).  Check it all out in the photos below.

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The start is here
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The entrance, Pay the tiny fee in the smithy store.
Get a map and directions on what to do.
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Old trucks
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Old tractors
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A whole shed full
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These are slowly being restored into full working order.
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Not a touch on a modern tractor - how did they do it.
Hard that's how!
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The horse drawn equivalent of the stationary engine.
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Mock up of a world war 1 tank for the film
'The Light Horsemen' filmed near-by.
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An interesting horse
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3 day trip to get supplies and the mail- only 40 km
from Port Lincoln.
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A Goal door.  Who's inside?
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Me , I see.
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A vast array of stationay engine.
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A plane for kids to play in.
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Seems all to familiar to me - am I that old.
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You wonder how these things actually worked.
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A machine to corrugate side of Kerosene drums.
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Part of the 'Burning Issues' Exhibition (2005 fires)
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It was very hot fire by the look of these items.
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A photocopier of around 1906/7
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Have we not come a long way!
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A barbwire collection - amazing
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I thought there was a couple of barbed wire
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No - there's hundreds
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Movie projectors
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Inside the bank
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Inside the Post Office.
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The sign says this is a washing machine!
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Local telephone exchange
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plough's
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Lots of them.
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Blacksmith shop.
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The women's building
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All the early mod-cons of the 1900's
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A marvellous tree.
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