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. Aircraft Museum Tarmac Day - HARS Aviation Museum

    Saturday 15 December 2018 to Sunday 16 June 2019 , 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…

    15 Dec - 16 Jun
  2. Albion Park Show

    Event dates to be confirmed: January 2019 , Albion Park

    Come along to the Albion Park Show for a great day of family entertainment. See the Show Girl Competition. Enjoy the showjumping in the main area, miniature ponies and the animal farmyard. Vintage cars provided by members of the South…