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Nepean Historical Society Museum (Sorrento)




Featured Displays include:
  • Treasures of Early Sorrento - Photos of the first Sorrento families and Sorrento as it used to look.
  • Stories of Famous People - George Coppin, the entrepeneur, who brought the Tram to Sorrento as one of his many achievements. Harold Holt, the Prime Minister, who drowned at Cheviot Beach ....and many others
  • 1803 Settlement Site - A display about the 1803 Settlement Site at Sullivan Bay, Sorrento.
The Museum contains over 2000 artefacts, including:
  • Aboriginal relics
  • an original water cask from the 1803 Sullivan Bay Settlement
  • beautifully displayed, authentic 19th century fashions
  • household equipment
  • china
  • examples of early technology
  • shipwreck relics
  • memorabilia from early pioneering families
  • models of the first ships to sail into Port Phillip Bay - 'The Lady Nelson' and 'H.M.S. Calcutta'
  • model of the Sorrento Trams
  • model of a limestone kiln
  • The Electric Ball

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827 Melbourne Road,  Sorrento 3943, Victoria, Australia. View Map Map opens in new browser window
Telephone: (03) 5984 0255
Map: 157 Ref: A8

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Link www.nepeanhistoricalsociety.asn.au



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