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Phillip Island & District Historical Society Inc, Phillip Island Museum

Location:
89 Thompson Ave - Heritage Centre, Cowes VIC 3922
Phone:
0400 900 612
Email:
history@waterfront.net.au
Website:
www.pidhs.org.au

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Topics on Phillip Island & District included in museum displays are: The Bunurong/Boonwurrung people, Geology, Natural History, First Colonists, Early Settlers, Early San Remo, Maritime History, the Two Bridges and the Chicory Industry. Touchscreen topics include Shipwrecks, Farming, Guest Houses, Artists Past and Present, Surfing and local Aboriginal words. A reference collection is available for research in the museum. Entry is by gold coin for adults and free for children. A "museum detective trail" sheet is available to guide children through the museum. A 15 minute DVD on the History of Phillip Island is available for viewing or for purchase. Other local history books are also available.