The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre

  • Children catered for
  • Disabled access
  • National Tourism Accreditation Program

Servicing an average of 80,000 visitors annually, The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre provides a personalised information service on Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast in the south east region of South Australia.

Because Mount Gambier is centrally located between Adelaide and Melbourne, 10 minutes drive from the Victorian Border, a selected range of information is provided for all South Australian and Victorian regions. A small range of information for the other states is also available.

On display at "The Lady Nelson" is the fossilized skull of Simosthenurus occdentalis, an extinct short-faced kangaroo estimated to be between 50,000 and500,000 years old, has been handed over to The City of Mount Gambier for display at the centre.

A small fee applies for entry into the Discovery Centre. Please enquire direct.

Contact Details

The Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre
Jubilee Highway East
Mount Gambier
South Australia 5290

Toll Free Number
Not available

+61 (08) 8724 9750

+61 (08) 8723 2833

Not available

  • Lady Nelson Visitor and Discovery Centre, Mount Gambier, Limestone Coast, South Australia



  • Free entry

Opening times

  • Mon9am to 5pm
  • Tue9am to 5pm
  • Wed9am to 5pm
  • Thu9am to 5pm
  • Fri9am to 5pm
  • Sat9am to 5pm
  • Sun9am to 5pm


  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car park
  • Coach Parking
  • First aid equipment
  • Interactive Centre
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Parking for the Disabled
  • Produce sales
  • Produce tastings
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
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