Maritime Museums of Victoria

What Interests You?

The museums of MMV have an extraordinary range of attractions, covering all facets of maritime heritage from long-ago to the modern world.

Do you prefer real vessels, ship models or working engines? Or the lives of sailors and pioneers? Or places that cater to children, or offer tours, accommodation, or night events?

Check out our Museum Finder tables, and plan a visit to the multi-site maritime museum that has it all.


ATTRACTIONS Major
Vessels
Heritage
Site
Maritime Focus Historic Focus
Seaworks Visiting Y Melbourne Port General
Castlemaine Restored Naval ships World War 2
Tug Wattle Restored Steam vessels 1930s
Mission Y Seafarers General
Polly Woodside Restored Sailing Ships Victorian era
Cerberus Wrecked HMVNavy Victorian era
Geelong Y Naval General
Queenscliffe Y Boats, Pilots General
Cape Otway Y Lighthouse General
Flagstaff Hill Y Shipwrecks Pioneers
Portland Fishing Pioneers
Gippsland Y General General
Port of Echuca Working Y Paddlesteamers Pioneers
Pioneer S'ment Working Y Paddlesteamers Pioneers


ARTEFACTS Collections Ship
Models
Wheels
Bells, etc
Navigation,
Lighthouses
Diving,
Port Items
Cannons,
Armaments
Shells,
Dioramas
Seaworks Y Y Y YY
Castlemaine Y Y Y YYY
Tug Wattle
Mission Y
Polly WoodsideY Y Y YY
Cerberus Seaworks
Geelong Y Y Y YYYY
Queenscliffe Y Y Y YYY
Cape Otway Y Y
Flagstaff HillY Y Y YYY
Portland Y Y YY
Gippsland Y YYY
Port of EchucaY Y Y Y
Pioneer S'mentY


REFERENCE Paintings,
Drawings
Photos,
Prints
Charts Original
Documents
Library
Seaworks Y Y Y Y Y
Castlemaine Y Y Y Y Y
Tug Wattle
Mission Y Y Y Y
Polly Woodside Y Y Y
Cerberus Online
Geelong Y Y Y
Queenscliffe Y Y Y Y
Cape Otway Y Y
Flagstaff Hill Y Y Y Y
Portland Y
Gippsland Y Y Y Y
Port of Echuca Y
Pioneer S'ment Y


FACILITIES Guided
Tours
Children'
Interests
Functions,
Weddings
Refreshments Extras
Seaworks Y Y Local Pirates Tavern
Castlemaine Y Local Working engines
Tug Wattle
Mission Y Y Art, chapel
Polly Woodside Y Y Y Theatre, pirates
Cerberus
Geelong Y Local Naval site
Queenscliffe Y Y Local Pilots & lifeboats
Cape Otway Y Y Y Art, accommodation
Flagstaff Hill Y Y Y Theatre, lightshow
Portland Y Y Whale skeleton
Gippsland Local Wreck artefacts
Port of Echuca Y Y Y Y Night tours
Pioneer S'ment Y Y Y Y Theatre, lightshow