Port Macquarie Museum help

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.

The Museum was a finalist in the 2017 NSW Tourism Awards and winner of the 2016 North Coast Tourism Awards cultural tourism category for the third consecutive year. The Museum also won a 2015 IMAGinE award for Our Rivers Our History online exhibition http://www.oroh.com.au/

The purchase of this eHive licence was supported by the 2016 Community Heritage Grants program managed by the National Library of Australia https://www.nla.gov.au/awards-and-grants/chg.

Contact Details

PO Box 82 Port Macquarie NSW 2444

02 6583 1108



Visitor Information

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


 Wheelchair access

 Guided tour

 Public programmes


Other Facilities

Guided tours available by appointment. School and other groups welcome. Most of the museum is wheelchair accessible. Free Wi-Fi.
-31.42937 152.91005 16 Port Macquarie Museum
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