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Williamstown Historical Society Museum

5 Electra Street, Williamstown


Immerse yourself in the history of Williamstown by visiting the Museum.

The collection highlights this historical seaport’s maritime history, and also includes furniture, costumes, sporting memorabilia, paintings, photographs and a wide range of social history exhibits that illustrate life in Williamstown from the 1840s.

Managed by the Williamstown Historical Society (founded in 1956), the Museum is a National Trust listed building dating from 1860. It is Williamstown’s most comprehensive history outlet, offering books, booklets, brochures, postcards, souvenirs & research services.

Group and school visits are available by appointment.
Guided coach tours are also available.


5 Electra Street, Williamstown (Inside the Mechanics Institute)

Opening Times: Sundays 2pm – 5pm

Phone: (03) 9397 1534

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