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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.