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Port Welshpool & District Maritime Museum

Port Welshpool and District Maritime Museum is housed in one of the original fishermen's homes of Port Welshpool. It houses a collection that showcases the history of the district inlcuding maritime artifacts, a shell collection and history of those who where the founding families of the area. It is also the site of the Janet Iles, a fishing boat built in 1914 for the Smith family. 

The Section 86 Committee manages the collection and the museum to enable locals and visitors alike to share in the history of the Port Welshpool District.

The Museum is open on Saturdays except for June and July where the museum is closed except by appointment.

The Committee meets monthly. For dates and times contact council@southgippsland.vic.gov.au

Click here to see a You Tube view of the Museum  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61Yz8d7ig1M

Location:

Townsend Street, Port Welshpool

Each Section 86 Committe has an Instrument of Delegation outlining their role and responsibilities. The Port Welshpool & District Maritime Museum Instrument of Delegation can be view by clicking the link below

Instrument of Delegation