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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 exhibit …

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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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QUEENSCLIFFE MARITIME MUSEUM LIBRARY AT QUEENSCLIFFE

A dedicated QMM section of titles from our Library is now on display at Queenscliffe Library. The complete QMM Library Catalogue is also available on-line via the Geelong Regional Libraries Corporation website. This enables access to our book collection not available with the limited staff and space resources at QMM. Browse the catalogue at www.grlc.vic.gov.au

INTERNATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE WEEKEND 2018 – 3RD WEEKEND IN AUGUST SINCE 1998

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum will again celebrate International Lighthouse Weekend on August 18 & 19, 2018 The event is conducted at Point Lonsdale Lighthouse in conjunction with Geelong Amateur Radio Club members. Point Lonsdale Lighthouse will be open for guided tours on Saturday and Sunday plus a flag raising ceremony and Foghorn soundings. Call 0490 550 …

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JAZZ IN THE BOATSHED – SUNDAY AUGUST 26, 2018 2.00 PM – 5.00 PM

Steve Murphy and friends will warm us up with their favourite Jazz tunes. As always, this event takes place in the Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Boatshed, amongst historic boats and boat building tools. Refreshments will be available – nibbles, and drinks at Bar prices. For Bookings call 5258 3440. QUEENSCLIFFE MARITIME MUSEUM 2 Wharf Street  Queenscliff …

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