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Discover the fascinating maritime heritage of Queenscliffe with a visit to this regional maritime museum, perched near the entrance to Port Phillip and its notorious 'Rip'. From the arrival of the early sailing ships more than 200 years ago, this...more
Very interesting Museum providing a history of the ships coming into Port Phillip Bay. The models of the boats particularly in the bottles were very good. The shed that has paintings of the ships that entered the Bay during the 1900's was excellent. Artifacts from...More
With adult $8, concession$7 we found this very informative educational and enjoyable. Had more interesting info than we hoped.
Make sure you check each exhibit including outside, beautiful artwork painted over decades
Large range of maritime memorabilia and history. See the lifeboats and trace the nautical history of Queenscliff and Pt Phillip Bay. Inside and outside display areas. Be amazed at size of fishermans hut. See lighthouse displays. Be flabbergasted at the number of shipwrecks on the...More
We spend an absorbing hour or so, browsing through the museum and amazed at the courage and fortitude of the mariners who began and carried on the work of the life boats and pilots. The video, which explains the history and importance to Queenscliff of...More
Fantastic day out. Came across on the ferry with a bus load of seniors.We had booked in ,and were greeted by friendly staff/ volunteers.We were put into 2 groups with a guide each.The tour took over an hour and we could have spent more time...More
This local museum captures life of the original fishing village and the importance of the work of Port Philip Pilots really well. It is clearly a work of dedicated volunteers and done with much love and care. Well worth a visit for anyone with an...More
This is a must-see if you have even a passing interest in shipping. Good mix of traditional museum showcases and outdoor items (fishermen's sheds, buoys, etc). Don't miss the boatbuilding shed or the collection of outboard motors (no, really!). Good value for money.