Phillip Island and District Historical Society

Phillip Island and District Historical Society

Voluntary organisation – collects artefacts, documents, photographs of historical significance relating to Phillip Island and District to preserve our heritage. We maintain and staff a museum open to the public.

The society meets on the second Wednesday of the month, Feb-Nov Inclusive. 2.30 p.m. during non daylight saving months and 7.30 p.m. during daylight saving months. We have a guest speaker at each meeting and visitors are welcome.

Our Collection
The Society’s collection consists of local community archival records, many historical photographs. Objects relating to the early settlers.


Volunteers are in attendance on:

Saturdays: 10am to 12noon – all year
Thursdays: 10am to 12 noon – all year
Plus Sundays: 2pm to 4.30pm during school holidays.

Other opening times, Schools and Tourist Coaches
by Appointment
(03) 5956 8501 (03) 5956 9214 (03) 5952 3279

Adults: Gold Coin
Children & Students: Free
Groups: By arrangement


89 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 3922 Get Directions
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