Fort Queenscliff Museum

Occupying a spectacular position overlooking Port Phillip Bay, the Fort was one of Victoria's first colonial defence initiatives. Features include its fortified walls and tower, gun emplacements, powder magazines and uniforms, weapons and illustrative material on the history of Victoria's coastal defence.

Address: 
King Street, Queenscliff, VIC
Tel: 
0352581488
Hours: 
Weekends 1pm & 3pm, public holidays 11am & 1pm & 3pm. Group tours anytime by appointment
Admission: 
Adult $6.00, Concession $4.00, Family(2+2) $12.00. Discounted rate for group tours.
Facilities: 
Sales outlet, guided tours, information brochure, special membership, magazine/newsletter, education, outreach
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Items

Lighthouse

Black Lighthouse

Creator:
Alfred Pooley and Co
Description:
One of a pair of lighthouses defining the entrances to Port Phillip Bay.
Date:
1861

Cannon

Disappearing Gun

Creator:
William Armstrong and Co Elswich England
Description:
A hydro-pneumatic 8 inch cannon disappearing from view for loading.
Date:
1885
Item Id Number:
RoA 76