Port MacDonnell & District Maritime Museum

Uncover the stories behind Port MacDonnell; once the state's second largest trading port.  Discover how over 30 ill-fated ships came to grief along the rugged local coast, learn about the colony of Little Penguins who dwell on the edge of town, and how this authentic fishing village became known as "Australia's Southern Rock Lobster Capital".

Opening Times

Open 7 days (closed Christmas Day, Australia Day, ANZAC Day and Good Friday)


Entrance within the Port MacDonnell Community Complex at 5-7 Charles Street, Port MacDonnell

Entrance Fee

Adult $6; Child $2.50; Under 5 year olds Free; Family $15

Annual Membership

(unlimited entry) Adult $10; Child $5

Telephone 08 8738 3000 for further information

Guided group tours of the local area in conjunction with museum tours are available.  Bookings essential - school groups and bus companies most welcome.