• Museum Opens

    First and third Sundays in the month 2.00 to 5.00 pm

  • Celebrate Maritime History

    Visit our museum to see our collection of maritime artifacts

Immerse yourself in the history of Williamstown by visiting the Museum. The collection highlights this historic seaport’s maritime history, and also includes furniture, costumes, sporting memorabilia, paintings, photographs and a wide range of social history exhibits that illustrate life in Williamstown from the 1840s.

Managed by the Williamstown Historical Society (founded in 1956), the Museum is located in the Mechanics Institute, 5 Electra Street Williamstown, a National Trust listed building dating from 1860. It is Williamstown’s most comprehensive history outlet, offering books, booklets, brochures, postcards, souvenirs & research services.

Museum opening times: 2pm to 5pm – First and third Sundays of the month