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Wonderful collection of memorabilia of Port Albert

Grand children thoroughly enjoyed the visit and interactive displays. Lots to see and learn about... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
Robyn1006
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Bendigo
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Worth a vist

There was a lot to see at the Museum. Full of history of Port Albert and its role in Victoria's... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
kathrynGreg
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Mackay, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Grand children thoroughly enjoyed the visit and interactive displays. Lots to see and learn about the bustling port that Port Albert used to be.

Thank Robyn1006
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The Maritime Museum was closed but we enjoyed the area, wharf, local shops and fish & chip shop. Lovely town on the water, lots of parking and walked around and learnt about the local history first Port in Victoria and strolled the Christopher Robinson trail.

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Reviewed 8 November 2017

There was a lot to see at the Museum. Full of history of Port Albert and its role in Victoria's histry..

Thank kathrynGreg
Reviewed 10 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.

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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 12 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

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