Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Overview

The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models,…

The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area.

The museum also has a number of exhibition spaces which house changing art, craft and heritage based shows.

The Museum is home to the historic Lady Denman Ferry and other historic vessels.

Located in Huskisson, Jervis Bay, the Museum enjoys a waterfront location on Currambene Creek. Positioned in a beautiful bush setting in Jervis Bay, the complex includes a large recreation area with native gardens, a mangrove boardwalk, pond, boathouse and historic buildings.

The Jervis Bay region has a rich history of Indigenous culture and the museum sits on the land traditionally owned by the Dharawal and Dhurga people. The Indigenous culture of the area is outlined in the Jervis Bay History exhibition.

Children under 16 receive free entry when accompanied by an adult.

Due to current health advice on social distancing and major construction on their new History Gallery, some of their exhibitions are not accessible. Discounted entry fee for all adults.

Mobility

Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)

Wheelchair

Caters for people who use a wheelchair.

Hearing

Caters for people who are deaf or have hearing loss

High Support Needs

Caters for people with high support needs who travel with a support person

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