• LAST DAY OPEN – Sunday 4th February 2018

    Be sure to come and visit us between 1.00pm to 4.00pm as this will be our last day open to the general public our beloved Mechanics Institute will closing for building works this 2018.

  • Celebrate Maritime History

    Visit our museum to see our collection of maritime artifacts

Williamstown Historical Museum is closing from February 24th 2018 and will be in storage for at least two years whilst the Mechanics Institute building is underpinned and refurbished. We expect that the Historical Society will have an office at the old West Newport kindergarten in Laurie Street

TheMechanics Institute, 5 Electra Street Williamstown, a National Trust two storey listed building dating from 1860 will be the site of our Antiques and Collections Sale on Saturday April 28th from 9 am to 4pm, entry through the museum with the sale in the hall, giving exit into. Melbourne Road after purchases are made.


Museum opening times: 1pm to 4pm – First and thi