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Photograph The Round House Panorama

The Round House

The Roundhouse captures the history of the first permanent bridge to span the Murray River.  Originally built for Mr Henry Park, superintendant overseeing bridge construction works in 1874, this unusual hexagonal shaped historical residence enhances spectacular views of the river and bridges.

State Heritage and National Estate listed, this building has been lovingly restored and maintained by local volunteers.  The Roundhouse was the first substantial building in Murray Bridge and has significant historical value to the early development of the town serving as a School, Post Office, Church and Council chambers.

After exploring the beautiful homestead and the history contained within, enjoy a devonshire tea with scones in the immaculate cottage gardens as you soak in the breathtaking views.

Located in the heart of the city adjacent to the bridges and walking distance from the main street (Bridge Street).

The Round house is open most weekends and public holidays from 11am until 3pm. 

Bookings are required for weddings, wedding photos, devonshire tea, tours, bus tours, school groups and general hire.

To hire The Round House please complete an Application Form and email to council@murraybridge.sa.gov.au or submit at the Local Government Centre 2 Seventh Street Murray Bridge or mail to PO Box 421 MURRAY BRIDGE SA 5253.

Applicants will be invoiced upon approval.

Refer to Council's Fees & Charges for relevant costs.

Contact

Operations, Group and Bus Tours
Kellie Jaensch - Toursim Development Officer
(08) 8539 1118

Volunteering
Ngareta Cronin - Volunteer Coordinator
(08) 8539 1132

General Enquiries and Venue Hire
Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre
(08) 8539 1142

The Round House

146 Railway Terrace Murray Bridge SA 5253

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