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Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum

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399 Low Head Rd, Low Head, Tasmania 7253, Australia
+61 3 6382 1143
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399 Low Head Rd, Low Head, Tasmania 7253, Australia
+61 3 6382 1143
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not look much but once inside you will be surprised at the authentic heritage pieces that have been collected over the years. All done by volunteers with the help of Govt Subsidy but each room is detailed and must have been amazing that...More

Thank 141vivienneg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The gentleman volunteering at the museum on the day we visited was so enthusiastic about this area and it's history. He gave us a quick but very comprehensive rundown on the history of north coast Tasmania and the founding/industry of Low Head before leaving to...More

Thank Yvette6572
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the museum we had lunch at the café and wow it was one of the best pies I have ever tasted. Oh, and the museum was great too, well thought out and interesting. Well worth the visit but make sure you go to...More

Thank DGandGG
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Small in size but full of interesting artefacts that tell the story of the pilots and maritime history of low head. At $5 entry you would have to be mad not to visit.

Thank Beach F
Reviewed 11 April 2017

An informative and interesting look at the maritime history of the region. Some hands-on displays for kids to interact with, especially the Morse Code machine. Loads of interesting facts and details, especially about Hebe Reef & its shipwrecks. Entry was pretty cheap compared to most...More

Thank Ronnie V
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a fabulous museum and the marina still houses the pilot boat used to bring in and take out the big cargo ships as of yesteryear. There is a small cafe which serves light meals and refreshments at a reasonable price. The museum is...More

Thank tedindy
Reviewed 12 March 2017

This is an excellent museum with history of the area, in the grounds of the pilot station. It is in a very large area composed of several houses, all built in the 19th century. It is fascinating and much larger than it appears from the...More

Thank Barbara B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit! Very cheap to visit. We were greeted by an elderly, retired boat pilot who knew the local waters and engaged us in stories of the river, piloting and various marine disasters. He was very informative and entertaining and helped put more...More

Thank judeles500
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

One of most informative museums I've been in. Well laid out with plenty of room to move. Themed rooms give a real insight into life in1800's You can even try your hand at morse code. Great place for children to think about how things have...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

We visited as a stop on our $40 family George Town pass. It's a great little museum that has some super hands on bits for the kids - crank the fog horn, morse code computer, semaphore flags, clang the speed indicator. .. great! Stones throw...More

Thank Keirin J
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