Lady Denman Maritime Museum and Gallery - Huskisson
The Lady Denman Maritime Museum and Gallery is located on 10 hectares and houses a Museum with significant maritime history, Laddie Timbery's Aboriginal Arts and Crafts, the Museum shop and a vast outdoor recreation space including a boardwalk, fish feeding harbour, and historic buildings.
The centrepiece is the Lady Denman - a wooden Inner Harbour Sydney ferry built in Huskisson in 1911 and retired in 1979. She was returned home in 1980, and now rests in a purpose built building to receive her many visitors.
Other museum exhibits include: Koori Coast - the story of the Shoalhaven Aboriginal people; Jervis Bay - the history of Jervis Bay from 1800 to 1939; The Vera Hatton Gallery which hosts travelling exhibitions from far and wide; shipbuilding, shipwrecks and lighthouses as well as the magnificent Halloran Collection housing rare and beautiful surveying/navigational instruments; weapons, artworks and historic maritime artefacts of world significance.
Open 10am to 4pm daily Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day