The Mornington Peninsula
Circuit of Museums

Museum Open Times Displays of Interest
Mornington Historical Society Inc.
Old Post Office Museum
Corner of Main Street and
The Esplanade, Mornington.
Melways Map Ref 104 D 10
Telephone (03) 5976 3203
Sunday 1.30 p.m. - 4.30 p.m.
School Holidays, Public Holidays and by appointment
Admission: Donation
This is a folk museum with an excellent collection of local newspapers and memorabilia.

Dromana and District Historical Society Inc.
Old Shire Offices
Historical Museum
359A Point Nepean Road, Dromana.
Melways Map Ref. 159 F 7
Telephone 03 5982 2735
2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. Sundays and every day in January
10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday each month
Admission: Gold Coin Donation
Browse the extensive photographic collection. A Pioneer Pathway has plaques showing the names of some 32 families who settled in the Red Hill and Dromana area prior to 1875. This may be viewed at any time.
Nepean Historical Society Inc.
Historical Museum and Pioneer Cottage
Old Mechanics Institute Building
827 Melbourne Road, Sorrento.
Melways Map Ref 157 A 8
Telephone 03 5984 0255
Fax 03 5984 0935
The Museum and Watts' Cottage are open:
1.30 p.m. to 4.30 p.m. Saturday, Sunday and School Holidays
Group bookings by appointment

Admission: $3.00 Adults $2.00 Teenagers Children Free (accompanied by an adult)

The Museum has a permanent display of historical artifacts, costumes, models and photographs. Special exhibitions of notable events, personalities etc. are featured in the Museum's Heritage Gallery.
Hastings - Western Port Historical Society Inc.
Historical Museum and Pioneer Cottage
Cnr Marine Parade and Skinner Streets, Hastings.
Melways Map Ref 154 K 11
Telephone 03 9781 1141
2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m. Sundays and by appointment
Admission: Gold coin
The Museum has a wide range of historical photographs and artifacts on display. Of particular interest is a 40lb Armstrong RBL (Rear Breech Loading) Gun fully restored.
Flinders District Historical Society Inc.
Old Shoreham School
Byrnes Road, Shoreham.
Melways Map Ref. 256 F 8
Telephone 03 5989 8838
Museum open by appointment
Admission by donation
The Museum has a range of historical photographs and documents
All museums open at other times by prior arrangement.