Shellharbour City Museum (formerly Tongarra Museum)

Shellharbour City Museum (formerly Tongarra Museum) has relocated to a new home in the Shellharbour Civic Centre, located on the beautiful south coast of New South Wales.

They aim to share stories, past and present of the people, places and events that make this great city what it is today. The collection includes artefacts, photographs, oral histories, maps, lithographs and historic documents that relate to Shellharbour City and its people.

Entry is free and there is a plaza space for groups to gather and enjoy the sunshine or their packed lunch. For schools, a visit to the Museum is a great way for students to learn about the history of their area. Staff and volunteers provide guided tours tailored to your needs. Entry is free. Please contact to arrange a booking.

Download the free 'Tread Shellharbour' touring app on the App Store or Google Play, and explore the history and heritage of some of the most beautiful spots in Shellharbour City.

Nearby events

  1. Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's - Greenvalleys

    Saturday 29 September 2018 to Sunday 30 September 2018 , Albion Park

    Race the Fox Superflow sealed by Stan's in 2018 - there are six series events throughout the year and each race is a standalone event, but you can collect points for an overall ranking! This event will take you to one of the hottest new m…

    29 Sep - 30 Sep
  2. Aircraft Museum Tarmac Day - HARS Aviation Museum

    Friday 12 October 2018 to Sunday 16 December 2018 , Albion Park

    The Historical Aircraft Restoration Society Aviation Museum (HARS) holds Tarmac Days displaying some of the unique aircraft held at its headquarters at the Illawarra Regional Airport at Albion Park. HARS is now home to the 747-438 "City of …

    12 Oct - 16 Dec
  3. Dogs Day Out

    Sunday 28 October 2018 , Albion Park

    Enjoy a fun filled day with your furry friend at Dogs Day Out! This year’s program is jam packed with loads of fun activities to get everyone’s tail wagging including competitions, stalls, and a one kilometre dog walk with a chance to win …

    28 Oct