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 Market

    Sunday 18 November 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018 , Ballina

    The East Ballina Lions invite you to the Ballina Market at Canal Road Ballina - a monthly market affectionately known as the 'friendliest market around'. Held on the third Sunday of the month, the stalls offer a wide variety of goods from…

    18 Nov - 16 Dec
  2. Ballina Missingham Farmers Market

    Sunday 18 November 2018 to Sunday 23 June 2019 , 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…

    18 Nov - 23 Jun
  3. Silk Painting Workshop

    Saturday 24 November 2018 to Saturday 31 August 2019 , Ballina

    Create your own hand painted silk with a world renowned artist who has over 30 years of experience. This is the perfect tutor to introduce you to the world of silk painting. The gallery over looks the Richmond River and is the perfect…

    24 Nov - 31 Aug