Batemans Bay Heritage Museum

"Where our stories live"

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ACCESSIBILITY

  • Mobility walkers & Standard wheelchairs.

  • ‘Quiet’ space available

  • We welcome suggestions to improve

FACILITIES

Free Parking

All Ability Toilets

Research Room

Kid’s Space

Meeting Space

OPEN HOURS

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 

10am-3pm

See Groups for additional days

$5 per head

children under 12 free

 

WHAT'S ON

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November 21st 2022

LAUNCH OF NEW PERMANENT EXHIBITION

“Crossing the Clyde”
Rowboats to 4 lane highway!
TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

This dedicated space offers travelling exhibitions from major institutions, and in between enables 4-6 week displays on particular themes.

 

Always something fresh to view!

Currently Showing:  

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OUR
HISTORY

The Museum is run by volunteers, all of whom look forward to meeting you!   Browse our site – call us – email us – follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

Traditional custodians of the land surrounding Batemans Bay are the Walbunja people of the Yuin nation; their language group is Dhurga. A number of sites in the region are considered culturally significant to the Walbunja people, such as Bhundoo (the Clyde River) and the Walbunja name for the Bay is Yangary. These names are in common use around the district.

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REGIONAL
HISTORY

Batemans Bay is situated on the shores of an estuary formed where the Clyde River meets the southern Pacific Ocean. James Cook named our location after a naval colleague, Bateman’s Bay, as he mapped the far south coast of NSW in 1770.

From the early 20th century we have been a holiday destination for Canberrans, Sydneysiders and travellers up from Victoria. The town’s heritage of timber products has passed, but oyster growing is a 19th century tradition that remains strong (try our Clyde Oysters) and now Eco-tourism valuing our pristine waters and coastline is part of the town’s changing identity.

 


 

OUR
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Acknowledging with thanks our Government, Agency & Community Partners

COMMUNITY
SPONSORS
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