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

Some extracts from our Visitors Books:

12/11/19 – Mal & Wendy – "Most interesting collection - great effort."

8/10/19 – James Hall – "A lot of devotion and hard work is evident here - thanks"

2/10/19 – Pauline Foster – "I think it has been a very good experience to see all this history."

12/9/19 – Bonnie MacKinnon – "Everything brought back memories."

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!"

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It's been bad...

Our grateful thanks to all committed to securing the safety of people and property in these disastrous events for our native flora and fauna.

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
Visit our fabulous
Second Hand

Book Emporium

offers best value
in town.
Modern Fiction Holiday Reading
Non-fiction Reference Children
History Military Arts Crafts

Open Tues/Wed/Thurs
10am to 3pm

Sausage Sizzle

Come along to Bunnings Hardware Store on Thursday February 20 where we are having a Sausage Sizzle from 9:30am - 2pm. We hope to see you there!
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


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.