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Maritime Museum – refreshed!

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The Maritime Museum underwent a major refresh in 2023, as a tribute to the maritime industry and its people on Tasmania’s east coast. The Museum is focused on local traditional boat building, restoration, and design. This includes the maritime traditions of the First Nations people of the area. Also highlighted are the early whaling industry, and the many shipwrecks and salvage along the east coast. The Museum is open Mondays and… Read More »Maritime Museum – refreshed!

Wooden Boat Restoration

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Our Community Shed team, lead by renowned local boat builder Bernard, are working on a beautiful old wooden dinghy that will be a wonderful addition to to our Maritime Museum. Shed members can learn and develop the many skills required to restore such a vessel and enjoy what will be a significant achievement. Previously restored local boats such as ‘Teba’ and ‘Mavis Pearl’ can be viewed in the Maritime Museum.