Queenscliffe Maritime Museum Inc

The Queenscliff Maritime Centre and Museum presents the history and heritage of the Southern Port Phillip area; the dangers, wrecks, rescues and people who made its history. Highlights include the lifeboat "Queenscliffe" (1926-1976), a fisherman's cottage (1879) lighthouse equipment and a fisherman's shed painted with ships entering Port Phillip (1895-1947). The dangers of "The Rip" (the dangerous entry to Port Phillip) are explained in graphic detail, with maps, charts and photographs. Couta Boat building.

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Approximately 1000 small and 600 large exhibits, plus 1000 photographs