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Mallacoota & District Historical Society Inc. - Mallacoota WWII Bunker Museum

Bunker ext Nov 2014
    • Arts and Culture > Museums
    • Historical and Family History

The Mallacoota & District Historical Society Incorporated is committed to advancing the understanding and a deeper appreciation of the diverse and fascinating history of Mallacoota area and surrounding districts.

Our work includes the operation of the Mallacoota WWII Bunker Museum to foster active interest in the preservation of the building and items associated with its history.

Our principal activities include:

  • Society Meetings
  • Local History Research and Family History Research
  • Museum Collection Management - Permanent and Temporary Displays and Exhibitions
  • Archival Management to provide a Local Heritage Resource Centre
  • Facilitation of Community, Tourist and School Visits
  • Excursions to Historic Sites


About The Bunker Museum

 The Mallacoota WWII Bunker Museum was originally an initiative of the Mallacoota Sub-Branch of the R&SL. A restoration and preservation project was undertaken to restore this building and to preserve some of Mallacoota’s WWII History.

It is now operated solely by the Mallacoota & District Historical Society Inc, houses its collections, and has become the Local History Museum and Heritage Resource Centre for this region of East Gippsland.

  We have ever increasing attendances on our weekly open days and provide further special openings during holiday times as well as for numerous visiting tourist coaches. The number of visitors varies seasonally from 20 to 200 per week. Because Mallacoota is a holiday destination we have continuous visitors and are therefore not reliant solely on local residents for patronage – except in their role as volunteers!


Contact Details
Contact: Joanne Grant
Ph (BH): 0459 437 474
Email: admin@mallacootabunker.com.au Ph (AH): 0459 437 474
Web: http://www.mallacootabunker.com.au/index.php
Location: Airport Road, MALLACOOTA, Victoria 3892 View as Map
Postal Address: PO Box 151, MALLACOOTA, Victoria 3892

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