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Maritime Museum South West Rocks

Maritime Museum South West Rocks

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About Us

See a display of photographs, paintings, documents and historic items of the rich maritime history of the local area. The residents of South West Rocks take due pride in their rich history, and know that the restoration of the Pilot Station Complex has ensured this heritage will always be acknowledged and preserved. Situated in the central area of town near Horseshoe Bay, enables the Museum to be easily accessible for all to come and visit this wonderful collection of Maritime history. Unequaled historic data and information is kept at the museum. Photographs from the past, some originals, and newspaper clippings explaining the many sides of the South West Rocks maritime history are found here. Amongst the vast array of information are also snippets of early South West Rocks, including the Gaol complex and early pioneers. A section of the museum also details the history making "new entrance" to the Macleay River when unprecedented floods forged an entrance from it's original site.

Quick Facts About The Region

Maritime Museum South West Rocks is located in the suburb of South West Rocks, the council of Kempsey and the federal electorate of Cowper.