Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum

Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum is home to a stunning collection of history and memorabilia. These include the last remaining Las Balsas expedition raft which travelled from Ecuador to Australia forty years ago, the largest collection of ship models in Australia, rare and unique shipwreck items, and the fascinating history of the Port of Ballina.

The museum features DVD showings and interactive displays - perfect for the kids - as well as plenty to keep the adults interested such as recreated scenes from naval vessels, a tribute to women in the navy, and an extensive collection of naval uniforms.

Offering guided tours for large groups, a souvenir and gift shop, and open seven days from 9am to 4pm, why not take the time to discover the remarkable history of the Ballina area at the Ballina Naval and Maritime Museum.

Nearby events

  1. Ballina Missingham Farmers Market

    Sunday 03 June 2018 to Sunday 24 June 2018 , Ballina

    Ballina Missingham Farmers Market is on every Sunday. They are the best way to do your weekly shop - buying fresh fruit, vegetables, and other produce directly from the grower. At Farmers Markets and organic markets, customers can talk t…

    03 Jun - 24 Jun
  2. Tintenbar Up Front

    Friday 08 June 2018 to Friday 14 December 2018 , Ballina

    Tintenbar Up Front, on the second Friday of every month, gives the opportunity for performers of all kinds - musicians, poets, comedians, dancers - to strut their stuff in a wonderful old hall. Come see the lady from the shop, hear that g…

    08 Jun - 14 Dec
  3. The Plateau Market Alstonville

    Saturday 16 June 2018 to Saturday 19 January 2019 ,

    The Plateau Market is held at the Alstonville Showground, a venue that provides both undercover and outdoor market sites. The Plateau Market has a great food court catering in a variety of tastes. Food stalls include Tornado Twisters, Lann…

    16 Jun - 19 Jan