Queenscliffe Historical Museum
The Queenscliffe Historical Museum collects, preserves and shares historical information in all facets of life in the Borough of Queenscliffe from Wadawurrung occupation to European settlement in 1838 to the present day for the pleasure and education of local and wider communities. It has MAP (Museum Accreditation Program) accreditation and is a not-for-profit organisation run by volunteers.
Queenscliffe Revealed: Hidden Histories – New Narratives
Origins & Environment
The land and waterways now occupied by the towns of Queenscliff and Point Lonsdale are highly significant places for the Wadawurrung People and the later development of Victoria.
From the early 1800s, community development in the area now known as the Borough of Queenscliffe was diverse and rapid.
The Queen of Watering Places
If the heart of pleasure lies in good health, the Borough of Queenscliffe had it in spades.
Films & Oral Histories
QHM has a good collection of films, documentaries, oral history recordings and other audio-visual material.
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QHM has about 250 members, some of whom volunteer their services for one of many interesting roles, such as researcher, writer, events and maintaining displays. All members receive regular newsletters and can join in QHM’s social activities.