Mallacoota WWII Bunker Museum

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Open Hours
  • Museum open every Tuesday at 9.30 am with last entry at 11.30 am. Additional openings on days during holiday periods. Group visits can be arranged by appointment - coaches welcome.
Approximate Membership
  • 20+
Membership Cost
  • $5 pa

The Bunker Museum is operated by the Mallacoota & District Historical Society Inc. which is responsible for the management and interpretation of the site to:

  • restore and preserve the heritage listed bunker building
  • preserve and display Mallacoota's unique WWII history
  • preserve and display the Mallacoota and District local history collection

Exhibits include:

  • Mallacoota Inlet, town and surrounding areas
  • Gabo Island
  • Pioneers and early settlers
  • Early farming, mining and fishing industries
  • Shipwrecks, boats and fishing trawlers
  • Local power generation
  • Aboriginal heritage

Projects

A restored RAAF Advanced Operations Base - part of a chain of high security wartime defence bases located around the Australian coastline. It was the headquarters of RAAF coastal intelligence activity in the region. It is of considerable significance in the military history of Victoria.

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