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Bass Strait Maritime Centre Devonport

Entry to the exhibition area includes curved blue walls; a large compass rose on the concrete floor.
Northern View Showing former Harbour Masters House
Entrance to Bass Strait Maritime Centre
'Take the Helm' on the SS Woniora
Wooden Boat Builders
Windlass from the Julie Burgess
Bass Strait Maritime Centre Devonport is situated in parkland at the mouth of the Mersey River. Through objects, images and interactive displays, the Centre explores the themes of the natural history of Bass Strait and its islands, European exploration, settlement, early shipbuilders and entrepreneurs, shipwrecks, the impact of steam, the creation of the Port City of Devonport and Naval history. A simulated experience 'Take the Helm of the SS Woniora' gives visitors a chance to test their skills and bring a 1910 steamer into the Mersey River or through the heads of Port Phillip Bay. We look forward to welcoming you!



Family Friendly

Food and Refreshments

Gallery / Museum

Interactive Centre

Interpretive Centre

Lawn / Gardens

Non Smoking

Pet Friendly - Enquire

Picnic Area

Public Toilet

Shop / Gift Shop

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


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