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Pilot Vessel Mavis III Docks at Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

          Pilot Vessel Mavis III is the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum’s newest exhibit. She served 26 years transferring pilots through the dangerous entrance into Port Phillip, Victoria. On 19 March, 2020 she made her last journey onto land when she was craned onto the maritime museum’s site to become an exciting new …

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Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Closed to the Public until Further Notice

18 March, 2020.  The Committee of Management of Queenscliffe Maritime Museum has regretfully made the decision to close the museum to public visitors until further notice due to the continuing risk of the Covid-19 Virus outbreak. We will keep you informed by our website posts about our activities and when normal hours resume. Thank you …

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Fishy Tales at The Boatshed, Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Stories from the Pilots – NOW POSTPONED Saturday 21 March, 2020  7.30pm FISHY TALES IS POSTPONED INDEFINITELY DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS RISKS (16 March, 2020) The Port Phillip Sea Pilots and their distinctive orange launches are a popular part of the history of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale and still a vital service to shipping today. …

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Twilight Tours at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse January 2020

Twilight Tours return to Point Lonsdale Lighthouse this summer, every Saturday evening in January.  Discover the beauty of Point Lonsdale surf beach at twilight on a guided tour to the top of the lighthouse.  Volunteer guides from the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum will share the history of the lighthouse and then enjoy a birds’ eye view …

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