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Port Albert Maritime Museum

Wharf Street, Port Albert, Victoria, Australia
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Interesting to learn some local history.

Good spread of local history in this lovely volunteer run museum. Gives an engaging idea of the... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
thefridge2016
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Yarram, Australia
What a little gem of a place...

Full of lots of artefacts surrounding the shipping and mining industries in the area. Fascinating... read more

Reviewed 29 March 2017
Charlotte J
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Melbourne, Australia
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Wharf Street, Port Albert, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Good spread of local history in this lovely volunteer run museum. Gives an engaging idea of the areas history and the kids enjoyed the various displays. Worth a visit.

Thank thefridge2016
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Full of lots of artefacts surrounding the shipping and mining industries in the area. Fascinating information store and lots of items to learn about. Loved the communications room too! Took us back to our previous jobs in the computer industry... certainly learnt something about the...More

Thank Charlotte J
Reviewed 14 March 2017

A most absorbing journey into the past of Port Albert as a gateway to the spreading occupation of Victoria, via Gippsland, during the gold explorations of the time. Port Albert was one of the major centres of influence, whilst sail dominated. Then, as rail replaced...More

Thank srhm647
Reviewed 30 January 2017

An amazing array of maritime artifacts and displays, would not be out of place in any major city museum. This includes in the main entry area, cannons, a Breeches Buoy, and RAAF Crash Boat. You will also find a fully fitted out Communications and Navigation...More

Thank JJ689
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Very interesting, detailed and interactive. Small rooms with a lot of things inside. Costs 6 Dollars. Absolutely worth it!

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 13 September 2016

There is an excellent collection of maritime paraphernalia of all kinds. Early navigation equipment through to the start of GPS navigation. Interesting to see how large the early GPS were. The early rescuer equipment like the rocket system that can send a rope 300+m out...More

Thank 382albert
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fascinating little museum full of interesting bits and bobs of early history of Port Albert and the district of Gippsland. Learn about whaling, gold rush days, Chinese market gardens, shipwrecks and more. The Port Albert Maritime Museum is open daily from 1 September to 31...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 24 May 2016

You can spend a few hours in the history museum looking at all the areas of time. the museum is situated in the original bank building where all the gold from Walhalla was shipped from , up to 1000oz per day. The history going back...More

Thank Doug H
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Saw a lot of history of the Gippsland ports and life in the early Gippsland times. Very interesting displays of lighthouse equipment.

Thank John R
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Check their opening hours before making it a destination cuz it's a bit of a drive for just the museum. It IS in the heart of the beautiful wharf area where you can fish and picnic. Wild Fish restaurant is also great.

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