Galleries & Museums

Port Pirie is known for it's culture. An A Class art gallery, four museums and an impressive theatre are among the must-see cultural experiences.

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery hosts a continually changing exhibitions program highlighting the talents of local and regional artists while showcasing state and national touring exhibitions.
3 Mary Elie Street, Port Pirie
Phone 08 8633 8724
Image Kathy Gould
Image: Kathy Gould
Port Pirie National Trust Museum is a Victorian pavilion style building preserved by National Trust and features amazing displays of rail, shipping, smelting and local history.
Main Road, Port Pirie
Phone 08 8632 3435
National Trust
Port Pirie RSL Military Museum has dynamic displays of military history, focusing on the contributions of local and regional service personnel. The displays are continually changing although there are permanent features including the beautiful Wall of Memory.
The Terrace, Port Pirie
Phone 08 8633 1448
Port Pirie/Molfettesi Fishing Boat Museum is more than a typical museum - it is a historical footprint on the Foreshore, celebrating a rich multicultural history that has seen the city grow and thrive. The museum houses a restored fishing boat made of wooden planks that was used by the early Molfettesi fishermen of Port Pirie.
Boat Ramp, Main Road, Port Pirie
Molfettesi Fishing Boat
There is also a small display at the Port Pirie Aerodrome, which was once a wartime base. The Aerodrome still operates today and its small museum pays tribute to the service personnel who trained in Port Pirie.
Phone 0407 602 077 or phone the Port Pirie Regional Tourism & Arts Centre on 08 8633 8700 for access
The Northern Festival Centre is a multi-functional facility with great history in Port Pirie. Home to a theatre named after the famous Port Pirie born actor Keith Michell, this venue also screens films, presents live performances from local and touring acts, hosts events and conferences and so much more.
106 Gertrude Street, Port Pirie
Phone 08 8633 8500
Northern Festival Centre
Stories From The Road Museum is a road transport museum dedicated to the trials and tribulations of the men, women and machinery that made Australia the great country it is today. The site also features the AR Kent Heritage Garage and Lizzies Collectables and Curios Museum
196 Warnertown Road, Port Pirie
Phone 0429 201 549
Stories From The Road