Paynesville Maritime Museum aims to collect, preserve and provide a place for objects of maritime significance relating to East Gippsland including the Gippsland Lakes and foster research into the various aspects of East Gippsland's maritime history.

Our collection

Paynesville Maritime Museum Collection (2014)

A range of photographs and items telling the story of the steamships and fishing fleet of the Gippsland Lakes through to modern times with recreational boating. The intent of the museum is to record information and items so that future generations of residents and visitors to Paynesville can know and understand the maritime heritage.

Themes: Peopling Victoria's Places & Landscapes, Building Victoria's industries and workforce, Shaping cultural and creative life