Hours: Mon - Sun 10.00am - 3.00pm Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & Good Friday

Lots to see, do, and learn.

Celebrating our 50th year in 2023

North-west Tasmania’s premier, maritime museum, Bass Strait Maritime Centre is nestled by the sea in parklands in 5 minutes from the punilarpanner country/Devonport city centre.

Set in Devonport’s original Harbour Master’s residence, c1920, our museum explores the histories and stories of Devonport, Bass Strait, and its islands, through engaging displays, models, and exhibitions, and features one of Australia’s best collections of model ships.

• Ticket price includes entry to our famous shipping simulator, where you’ll enjoy a hands-on experience of captaining a ship through Bass Strait.
• Beautiful gift-shop specialising in Tasmanian-made products.
• Heritage and research enquiries
• GROUP DISCOUNTS and activities Available for groups of 10+ or more. Please email:
• GENEROUS EDUCATIONAL PACKAGE Available for school groups, (not available on-line) Includes free, learning activities and entry for educators. Please email:
• Licenced café offering a delicious, coastal menu. To book call 0422 284 779

The staff and volunteers of Bass Strait Maritime Centre look forward to welcoming you!