Port Macquarie Museum showcases the best of Port Macquarie's history from its British settlement as a penal colony in 1821, through to the present day as a popular tourist resort town.

The award winning museum's significant collection is displayed in 14 rooms and galleries, in a series of themed exhibits. Displays are regularly updated and temporary exhibitions are held from time to time. Guided tours for schools and other groups by appointment. Free audio guide available.

Port Macquarie was one of the earliest convict settlements outside of Sydney. The Museum building and additions are classified by the National Trust of Australia (NSW) as a rare example of a convict built structure circa 1836.

Why is Port Macquarie special? Visit this award winning museum and find out!

This listing was updated on 15/06/2018 by Port Macquarie Historical Museum. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council accepts no liability for inaccuracies or errors in the above listing.

Overview

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    22 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, 2444
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    portmuseum@gmail.com
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    www.portmuseum.org.au
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    02 6583 1108
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