Where our stories live!

Exhibition - Cook and the Pacific

Batemans Bay Heritage Museum is proud to host a new exhibition, 'Cook and the Pacific' presented by the National Library of Australia

Click on the image on the left to visit the NLA's Cook and the Pacific exhibition webpage.
For those interested in delving into further details of Cook's explorations, see the guide to the NLA's Cook reference materials listed in our What's On page.

Image: Banner graphic: Commission, Michel Tuffery, Wellington, Aotearoa, New Zealand, 2018

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Some extracts from our Visitors Books:

10/7/19 – G. Tingey – "Enjoyed all the exhibits. Well done on keeping it going."

5/6/19 – Dino Helfensted – "Eclectic mix of items. Continue the good work!"

21/5/19 – Maggie Ramsay – "Outstanding local museum both for the display content and layout."

16/4/19 – Bob & Yvonne – "Much more to see than we expected!"

21/3/19 – Lorraine Tiubiook – "Great variety showing Australia's social history."

7/3/19 – Patty Stedman – "A wonderful look at the past good memorys."

Do you love the natural beauty of the Eurobodalla area?  Then check out the links below:
Opening Hours

Tuesday - Thursday:
10am to 3pm
Groups any day by appointment

Museum entry fees

Children under 12 FREE
Adults $5.00 per head
Guided Groups $7.00 per head


- much bigger than we look!

We recommend allowing 90 minutes for your visit to the Museum, in order to gain a full appreciation of the scale of the Collections (and our Bookshops).


Accessible Toilets
Research Library
Reading Room
Kid's Space

Our Upcoming Events

Tuesday 19:
Powerhouse Museum Presentation
Friday 22:
On board coach tour

Sunday 1st:
On board coach tour
Friday 6th:
Member Christmas Party

We look forward to seeing you!

Batemans Bay Heritage Museum will be closing for the year
at 3pm on the 19th of December.

Our bookshop will be open
from 10am to 2pm
on the 20th and 21st of December
for Christmas shopping.

We will reopen at 10am
on the 7th of January

We wish you all the best over our break
Please Note:  The CLYDE RIVER & BATEMANS BAY HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) from 01 Jul 2000. It is covered by Items 1 & 4 of the table in section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997


Come along to BUNNINGS Warehouse on SUNDAY, 3rd November, 2019, as we will be running the Community Sausage Sizzle between 9.30am and 2.30pm.  See you there!


The Historical Society acknowledges Aboriginal people as the traditional custodians of the land on which we work and live, and offers our respect to Elders, past, present and future.