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Maritime Museum




The Port MacDonnell & District Maritime Museum

Uncover the stories behind Port MacDonnell; once the state's second largest trading port.  Discover how over 30 ill-fated ships came to grief along the rugged local coast, learn about the colony of Little Penguins who dwell on the edge of town, and how this authentic fishing village became known as "Australia's Southern Rock Lobster Capital".

Open 7 days 

(closed Christmas Day, Australia Day, anzac Day and Good Friday)

Entrance within the Port MacDonnell Community Complex: 

5-7 Charles Street, Port MacDonnell, SA, 5291

Entrance Fee:  Adult $6 Child $2.50 Under 5yo Free Family $15

Annual Membership (unlimited entry) Adult $10 Child $5

Phone 08 8738 3000 for further information 

Guided group tours of the local area in conjunction with museum tours are available.  Bookings essential - school groups and bus companies most welcome