The Round House

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The Round House is one of Murray Bridge's oldest surviving buildings, completed in 1876 during the construction of the first bridge to span the Murray River.

This historic home played a significant role in the early history of the township, and now operates as a vibrant community space that welcomes visitors and tells the story of the bridge and early township.

Located in the heart of the historic rail and wharf precinct, and a short stroll to the CBD and cafes, the Round House is a key attraction on the Discovery Trail.

Spectacular views of the river and bridges make this charming Heritage-listed building a popular wedding location.

Visitors can enjoy tours and a range of family-friendly activities and events.


  1. Dress up in top hat and tails
  2. Take a selfie with Mr Parker
  3. Look through the stereoscope
  4. Play knucklebones and other Victorian-era games
  5. Guess what the old household items were used for
  6. Weigh things on old scales
  7. Write a letter using nib and ink
  8. Try using the old wash board
  9. Write on the old school slate
  10. Explore the toy box

Opening Hours:

Wednesday to Sunday

11am - 3pm

Please note that we do not open if the weather is forecast to be 38oC or above.


Adult $5   |   Children $1   |   Family $10   |   Free entry for local resident with 1 paying customer

Guided tours of the house are included in the admission price.

A range of self-guided tour options are available if you wish to explore this heritage site at your own leisure.

ASK US about school groups, tour groups, weddings and venue hire.

Contact us:    Phone (08) 8539 1100      |      email:

146 Railway Terrace Murray Bridge SA 5253

Enter off Bridge Street via the access bridge over the railway cutting