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Steam Rally and Vintage Machinery Weekend Covid-Safe Event

Enjoy a Covid-Safe Event this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 March at Queenscliffe Maritime Museum, 11am-4pm   PLEASE Please register or use QR code on arrival Stay 1.5m apart and practise social distancing Use hygiene stations and sanitise hands Please do not attend if you have any symptoms or are unwell, or are required…

Steam Rally Queenscliffe Maritime Museum March 20 and 21, 2021

The Queenscliffe Maritime Museum and Bellarine Vintage Machinery Group, are staging a Vintage Steam Machinery Weekend, at the QMM, 2 Wharf St Queenscliff, 11 am to 4 pm MARCH 20/ 21st, 2021 On display will be Steam traction engines, Stationery Engines, Portable Engines, also other vintage agricultural machinery used in the Bellarine/ Queenscliff area. There…

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Facebook has a new link.

Discover the stories at the heart of this maritime town It’s 2021 and our volunteers are welcoming in the new year and visitors to the museum.  Artefacts previously in storage have been added to refurbished displays and the newest exhibit, Pilot Vessel Mavis III, can be viewed in the museum grounds.  The museum is open…

Welcome Back to Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

The volunteers and staff are excited to welcome visitors back to our maritime museum from Friday, 20 November, 2020. After seven months closed due to the Covid 19 Pandemic restrictions, there are new exhibits to see in the museum. Our newest treasure is the Pilot Vessel Mavis III that arrived a few days after the…

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…

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…

POINT LONSDALE LIGHTHOUSE TOURS SUSPENDED

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum is suspending all Point Lonsdale Lighthouse tours for the public on Sunday mornings and all group tours from 13 March, 2020 until further notice.  The tours have run by arrangement with the Port of Melbourne and Vicports for many years and the museum has been advised to suspend tours due to the…

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….

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…

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…

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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