Museums & Galleries

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Queenscliffe Historical Museum

Queenscliffe Historical Museum

The Queenscliffe Historical Museum is situated in Hesse Street between the post office and library, in the township of Queenscliff.Opened in 1974, specifically to…

Moorabool Antique Galleries

Moorabool Antique Galleries

Moorabool Antiques is one of Australia's most fascinating Antique Shops, of the old-school 'Genuine' type. Located in a historic Middle-Eastern style building, you…

Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art Queenscliff exhibits the works of contemporary Australian artists. Housed in an historically significant former drapery store, the gallery…

Queenscliff Gallery

Queenscliff Gallery

Queenscliff Gallery (QG) is an Australian art gallery exhibiting original artworks with a focus on printmaking and works on paper.Housed in an 1868 Wesleyan church,…

Seaview Gallery

Seaview Gallery

Seaview Gallery has been a renowned gallery on the Bellarine Peninsula since 1988. It is known for the diversity and quality of its contemporary and traditional…

The Blues Train

The Blues Train

Victoria's historic coastal town of Queenscliff is home to the world's one and only Blues Train. It is a unique experience that combines four of Australia's best…

City Maps Illustrated

City Maps Illustrated

The team at City Maps Illustrated Pty Ltd creates awesome maps that celebrate and document your favourite places, showcasing where you live, work and love to visit.Their…

Geelong Arts Centre

Geelong Arts Centre

Geelong Performing Arts Centre is a hub for live entertainment in the region, attracting some of the best performers from throughout Australia and overseas. Located…

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

The spectacular Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is the perfect place to relax, read, work and discover.Superbly located in Geelong's Cultural Precinct, adjacent…

ART 16 - Art Gallery / Studio

ART 16 - Art Gallery / Studio

You are invited to visit and peruse ART 16 - Art Gallery in Drysdale. ART 16 - Art Gallery will be featuring works from H Doc Art and local artists from in and around…

Platform Youth Arts

Platform Youth Arts

Platform Youth Arts - Geelong's Contemporary Youth Arts SpacePlatform Arts offers a yearly program of events, gallery exhibitions, music gigs, theatre performances…

Bellarine Railway

Bellarine Railway

The Bellarine Railway is a volunteer operated organisation offering heritage train rides and experiences between Queenscliff and Drysdale, featuring a unique collection…

Portarlington Mill

Portarlington Mill

Located just 300 metres from the beach, the Portarlington Mill was constructed in 1856 with rough local sandstone and Baltic Pine floors. The interior spaces are…

Geelong Gallery

Geelong Gallery

Established in 1896, the Geelong Gallery is one of Australia’s leading and oldest regional art galleries.Since its establishment, the gallery has amassed a magnificent…

Geelong Art Space

Geelong Art Space

An eclectic art space promoting contemporary craft makers and artists. Geelong Art Space are housed in a heritage building dating back to 1915, established as one…

Fort Queenscliff Museum

Fort Queenscliff Museum

The ultimate objective of the Fort Queenscliff Museum is a fully restored Fort and the development of a museum, which will allow visitors to tour the Fort and inspect…

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Sea, sand and sail are the key to Queenscliff’s history. Visit Queenscliffe Maritime Museum to discover the treasures of its rich maritime heritage, shaped by its…

Artisans of Australia

Artisans of Australia

Artisans of Australia is located in Drysdale, nestled in the heart of the wine and olive region of the Bellarine in Victoria, and close to the many amenities that…

Armor Antiques

Armor Antiques

Located in central Geelong, Armor Antiques is locally owned and operated. This private collection has been passionately sourcing and displaying one of Australia's…

Pop Up Gallery

Pop Up Gallery

Two local creatives, Nic Everist and Mandy Dollery have joined forces and opened a Pop Up Gallery in Moorabool Street, Geelong. Exhibitions, workshops and art classes…

Charles Rose

Charles Rose

Charles Rose Geelong Art Gallery and Fine Jewellery store.Located in the centre of Geelong at 98 Moorabool Street, Charles Rose feature a three storey art gallery…

Bruce Kirby Fine Art Gallery

Bruce Kirby Fine Art Gallery

Bruce Kirby Fine Art Gallery is a unique fine art gallery that is small in stature and big on creativity.A unique experience in ink Fineliner drawing. From realism…

National Wool Museum

National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum is housed in a beautifully restored 1872 bluestone wool store close to the vibrant new Waterfront Geelong. The Museum is Australia's largest…

Moo Shine Designs Drawing/Painting Workshop

Moo Shine Designs Drawing/Painting Workshop

Moo Shine Designs is an artist studio based in Portarlington, overlooking the wonderful You Yangs. Discovering the local Bellarine area through painting and collaging…

Friends of the Lobster Pot

Friends of the Lobster Pot

Friends of the Lobster Pot, operate from historic 'Lobster Pot' building under the name Barwon Estuary Heritage Centre. The centre is run by volunteers open during…

Geelong Gaol Museum

Geelong Gaol Museum

The Geelong Gaol Museum is housed in the most intact 19th-century prison in Victoria.It opened in 1853 and closed in 1991 in the same conditions that you see today.…

Boom Gallery

Boom Gallery

Boom is a vibrant and active contemporary art and design gallery. They present the work of emerging and established artists. Launched by Ren Inei and Kate Jacoby…

Pegasus Antiques

Pegasus Antiques

Pegasus Antiques is now one of the largest antique businesses in Australia, made possible by purchasing the best quality stock and building genuine friendships with…

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange is the only surviving example of the many fashionable river front residences built along the Barwon River for the wealthy of Geelong during the 1850s…

Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) is part of Fisheries Victoria, it promotes sustainability and conservation by increasing awareness and understanding…

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights Heritage House and Garden dates back to the 1850s. The house was built in 1855 and is remarkable for being the largest (14 rooms) German, prefabricated…

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery in Ocean Grove is an exciting new arts space for the Bellarine Peninsula region. Downstairs displays Willie Wildlife Sculptures bronze birdbaths…

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Join a volunteer guide for a walk through one of Australia's oldest botanic gardens. Visitors enjoy the striking Silver Border, delight in the scent of the Heritage…

Art'sKool@Kazworks

Art'sKool@Kazworks

Art'sKool @ Kazworks offers various art classes and workshops. Adult, after school kids and teen art classes run throughout the school terms and the popular Holiday…

Geelong & District Sub Branch Vietnam Veterans Association

Geelong & District Sub Branch Vietnam Veterans Association

In 2020 the Geelong Vietnam Veterans Centre will be is open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Vietnam Veterans and visitors are welcome to…

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery on the Bellarine Peninsula is the newest venture of Trung Truong - an established artist who has lived and exhibited his artworks on several…

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery is the new go-to place in Geelong to create and celebrate photography.As galleries are currently banned under current COVID19 restrictions,…

Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry

Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry

Geelong Museum of Motoring and Industry is the home of an impressive collection of motor vehicles and pays tribute to the industry and manufacturing heritage of…

Popcultcha Collector Gallery and Store

Popcultcha Collector Gallery and Store

If Nerd-vana is what you are craving then look no further than Popcultcha's latest space: the Popcultcha Collector Gallery and Store. The first of its kind worldwide.…

The Old Paper Mills at Fyansford

The Old Paper Mills at Fyansford

The Old Paper Mills at Fyansford are a hidden treasure. Here, you will be able to enjoy a rich history that dates back to the early beginnings of Geelong's industrial…

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre

Narana Aboriginal Cultural Centre a significant attraction on Victoria's Great Ocean Road, offering free visitor's programs.Narana seeks to build understanding of…

Lara Museum

Lara Museum

One of Lara's oldest historic buildings, The Lake Bank Hotel, is Lara's only surviving 19th century hotel. It was constructed for Scottish immigrant James Henderson…

Essence Productions

Essence Productions

Essence Productions is an independent theatre company specialising in bringing Australia's unique historical stories to life through live performance. A team of…

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