Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Museum

The Museum complex consists of the General Museum, the Fishing Industry Museum, the 40 pounder Rifled Breech Loading Armstrong Gun fully restored in the Armstrong Gun section, a Pioneer's Cottage (c1900), with Remembrance Garden of Peace in its grounds and Cottage Garden surrounds, including Heritage Permaculture Garden.

Address: 
Cnr Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings, VIC
Tel: 
0397811141
Hours: 
2-4.30pm Sun, also by appointment
Admission: 
Adults $1, children 50c, children with adults free
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, car and bus parking, large family picnic area, photos and book sale, research facilities, guided tours, brochures, newsletter
Collection: 
Approximately 1000 plus 200 photographs
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Artillery

40 Pounder Armstrong Gun

Creator:
Armstrong
Description:
Rifled breech loading gun, 40 pounder mounted on wheels, pre-Federation, used by the local militia (Defence Forces, Hastings) prior to Federation.
Date:
1864