Eyre Bird Observatory Museum
Visit a museum and bird observatory in one of the most isolated places in the world. Unwind, relax and take in the natural beauty and the natural history collection. The one-room museum includes skeletons of sea creatures and bird life, and items from the weather observatory and original telegraph station. The location is named after explorer Edward John Eyre, who surveyed the area in 1841. A number of the early buildings at the Eyre Bird Observatory, now covered in drifting sand, were erected for the Inter-Colonial Telegraph Line. The Eyre Telegraph Station started operations on 17 July 1877. Access to the Eyre Bird Observatory is by high clearance four-wheel drive. Contact the Observatory to book accommodation, or register as a day visitor.