The multi-award winning Port Macquarie Museum is a great place to explore Port Macquarie's rich and unique cultural heritage. Home to the Birpai people, Port Macquarie was settled as a British penal establishment in 1821 and is now a popular holiday and sea-change destination.
The collection comprises objects, archives, books, ephemera, artwork and photographs and is displayed across 14 rooms and galleries in a series of themed exhibitions. Displays are regularly updated and changed with temporary exhibitions featured from time to time.
In 2016 the Museum was the winner of the Cultural Tourism category at the North Coast Tourism Awards for the third consecutive year and a finalist in the NSW Tourism Awards. The Museum also won a 2015 IMAGinE award for Our Rivers Our History http://www.oroh.com.au/
PO Box 82 Port Macquarie NSW 2444
02 6583 1108
22 Clarence Street Port Macquarie NSW 2444
Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.30pm Other times by appointment.
Adults $7.00 Concession $5.00 Children $3.00 Families $15.00
Other FacilitiesGuided tours available by appointment. School and other groups welcome. Most of the museum is wheelchair accessible. Free Wi-Fi.
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