Hastings-Western Port Historical Society Inc

Corner of Marine Parade and Skinner Street, Hastings
Contact Name
Dianne Maloney- President

Is a vibrant, enthusiastic group of volunteers who are dedicated to promoting, preserving and enhancing the cultural and environmental heritage of Hastings and surrounding areas of Western Port. The Society manages the Hastings Museum made up of the general Museum, Dad’s Shed, the Fishing Museum, the Pioneer’s Cottage with the surrounding cottage garden and the Remembrance Garden of Peace. The Museum displays in a place of honour the 40 pounder rifled breech loading Armstrong Gun used by the local defence force in Colonial days – the ‘Ham & Beef’ Battery. Gold coin admission to Museum – free to members. General meetings take place every two-months. Quarterly Morning Coffees and weekly “Wednesday Workers” at Museum every Wednesday morning. The Museum is open every Sunday 2-4, and Wednesdays 10-12 noon. The Museum can also be opened by prior arrangement.

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PO Box 363 Somerville VIC 3912 Australia 9.38 km
Contact Name
Brenda Thornell
3035 Frankston-Flinders Road, Balnarring 3926 9.52 km
Collect, and preserve collection of oral history and photographs, with some artifacts.
Contact Name
Anna Buchhorn, Secretary
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