Museums & Galleries

Museum of Play and Art, Geelong

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Moorabool Antique Galleries

Moorabool Antique Galleries

Moorabool Antiques is one of Australia's most fascinating Antique Shops, of the old-school 'Genuine' type. Located in a historic Middle-Eastern style building, you…

Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art

Salt Contemporary Art Queenscliff exhibits the works of contemporary Australian artists. Housed in an historically significant former drapery store, the gallery…

Geelong Arts Centre

Geelong Arts Centre

Big enough to attract the world's best theatre, music and performances, but small enough to stay friendly and local. Geelong Arts Centre connects regional Victoria…

City Maps Illustrated

City Maps Illustrated

The team at City Maps Illustrated Pty Ltd creates awesome maps that celebrate and document your favourite places, showcasing where you live, work and love to visit.Their…

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre

The spectacular Geelong Library and Heritage Centre is the perfect place to relax, read, work and discover.Superbly located in Geelong's Cultural Precinct, adjacent…

Portarlington Mill

Portarlington Mill

Located just 300 metres from the beach, the Portarlington Mill was constructed in 1856 with rough local sandstone and Baltic Pine floors. The interior spaces are…

Geelong Gallery

Geelong Gallery

Established in 1896, the Geelong Gallery is one of Australia’s leading and oldest regional art galleries.Since its establishment, the gallery has amassed a magnificent…

Geelong Art Space

Geelong Art Space

An eclectic art space promoting local and regional contemporary craft makers and artists. Geelong Art Space is housed in a heritage building dating back to 1915,…

Fort Queenscliff Museum

Fort Queenscliff Museum

The ultimate objective of the Fort Queenscliff Museum is a fully restored Fort and the development of a museum, which will allow visitors to tour the Fort and inspect…

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Queenscliffe Maritime Museum

Sea, sand and sail are the key to Queenscliff’s history. Visit Queenscliffe Maritime Museum to discover the treasures of its rich maritime heritage, shaped by its…

Armor Antiques

Armor Antiques

Located in central Geelong, Armor Antiques is locally owned and operated. This private collection has been passionately sourcing and displaying one of Australia's…

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art - Children’s Museum

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art - Children’s Museum

MoPA: Museum of Play and Art is one of Australia's most acclaimed children's museums.Attracting thousands of visitors from all over the country, every single week,…

Friends of the Lobster Pot

Friends of the Lobster Pot

Friends of the Lobster Pot, operate from historic 'Lobster Pot' building under the name Barwon Estuary Heritage Centre. The centre is run by volunteers open during…

Hazy Tales Studio

Hazy Tales Studio

Hazy Tales Studio hosts private pottery events for a group of friends or colleagues. A minimum of six people maximum of 25- ‘Clay and Cocktails by Candlelight' socialise…

Boom Gallery

Boom Gallery

Boom is a vibrant and active contemporary art and design gallery. They present the work of emerging and established artists. Launched by Ren Inei and Kate Jacoby…

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange

Barwon Grange is the only surviving example of the many fashionable river front residences built along the Barwon River for the wealthy of Geelong during the 1850s…

Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre

The Marine and Freshwater Discovery Centre (MFDC) is part of Fisheries Victoria, it promotes sustainability and conservation by increasing awareness and understanding…

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights House and Garden

The Heights Heritage House and Garden dates back to the 1850s. The house was built in 1855 and is remarkable for being the largest (14 rooms) German, prefabricated…

Potato Shed

Potato Shed

The Potato Shed is a thriving hub of arts activity on the beautiful Bellarine and just 20 minutes from the Geelong CBD. Boasting a full range of professional and…

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery Ocean Grove

The Hive Gallery in Ocean Grove is an exciting new arts space for the Bellarine Peninsula region. Downstairs displays Willie Wildlife Sculptures bronze birdbaths…

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Guided walks in Geelong Botanic Gardens

Join a volunteer guide for a walk through one of Australia's oldest botanic gardens. Visitors enjoy the striking Silver Border, delight in the scent of the Heritage…

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery

Fat Fox Art Gallery on the Bellarine Peninsula is the newest venture of Trung Truong - an established artist who has lived and exhibited his artworks on several…

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery

Focal Point Darkroom and Gallery is the new go-to place in Geelong to create and celebrate photography.They are ensuring COVID safe practices, with regular cleaning…

Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry

Geelong Museum of Motoring & Industry

Geelong Museum of Motoring and Industry is the home of an impressive collection of motor vehicles and pays tribute to the industry and manufacturing heritage of…

Lara Museum

Lara Museum

One of Lara's oldest historic buildings, The Lake Bank Hotel, is Lara's only surviving 19th century hotel. It was constructed for Scottish immigrant James Henderson…

Essence Productions

Essence Productions

Essence Productions is an independent theatre company specialising in bringing Australia's unique historical stories to life through live performance. A team of…

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