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DISCOVER THE FASCINATING PAST OF QUEENSCLIFF, SOUTHERN PORT PHILLIP & BASS STRAIT

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– est 1986

"Escape into Queenscliff's fascinating maritime past..."

EXPERIENCE TALES OF THE SHIP WRECKS, LIFEBOATS, FISHERMEN, RESCUES, LIGHTHOUSES, SHIPPING & BOATING, AND ALL THE MARITIME HERITAGE AROUND THE 'RIP' - THE CHALLENGING ENTRANCE INTO PORT PHILLIP FROM BASS STRAIT.

The Museum was established to preserve and display the last lifeboat, the 'Queenscliffe', which served for 50 years until she was retired from service in 1976. The restored 'Queenscliffe' now forms the core of the museum display, surrounded by rare artefacts and objects illustrating the Lifeboat service since the 1850s.

The Museum's maritime collection is displayed in the Museum itself, as well as in the Museum grounds where you can explore maritime relics and several historic buildings housing various displays. Make sure you browse the Museum's nautical Gift Shop for that perfect keepsake.

We are excited to welcome everyone back to the Museum.

Please email info@maritimequeenscliffe.org.au for inquiries.

Covid 19 safety measures include hygiene controls, large indoor and outdoor display areas and 1.5m distancing. From 1 January, 2021 masks are required to be worn indoors.  Please bring your mask. Currently, restricted numbers apply to indoor spaces.

If you are planning a group visit please contact John Sisley, Administration Manager to discuss.

To maintain the safety and good health of our volunteer staff please defer your visit if you have any cough, sore throat or other symptoms.  Thanks for your understanding.   We hope to see you in the Museum soon.

The Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Tours, managed by QMM, remain suspended until further notice.

 

 

Hours: The Museum has re-opened.

Open 7 days  11am-4pm

Closed Christmas Day, Good Friday, Anzac Day - am only

General admission

Adult: $10.00

Concession: $8.00

Children (4 - 14): $5.00

Under 4yrs: Free

Group bookings

Available by prior appointment - tour guide included (no fixed minimum numbers - negotiable).

Adult/Concession: $10.00 / $8.00

School (Primary/Secondary): $5.00

School (Tertiary/TAFE): $5.00

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