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Bass Strait Maritime Centre

6 Gloucester Avenue Devonport, Tasmania Australia 7310

Nestled on the picturesque waterfront where Devonport’s vibrant City meets the iconic Bluff, Bass Strait Maritime Centre invites you to embark on a captivating maritime journey…

MUSEUM: Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of our maritime history. Explore local history displays including our extensive collection of model ships. Delve into the unique natural history of Bass Strait, its islands, and shipwrecks all within the historic walls of Devonport’s original 1920’s Harbourmaster’s residence.

EXHIBITIONS: Engage with our program of maritime and heritage-themed exhibitions. Uncover Devonport through special objects and artifacts.

GRAB THE CAPTAIN’S WHEEL: Are you ready to take the helm of our world-class ship simulator? Exhilarating new version launching in September 2024. Use a classic, captain’s wheel and brass telegraph to navigate Devonport’s Mersey River and conquer the legendary challenges of Bass Strait.

GIFT SHOP: Browse through our handpicked selection of Tasmanian and maritime-themed treasures. From toys, books, and souvenirs to locally crafted jewellery and crafts, you’ll find the perfect keepsake to remember your visit.

LICENCED CAFÉ: The best coffee in town! Our licensed café offers a delectable, coastal menu featuring Tasmanian ingredients and mouthwatering cakes, baked in-house.

Come and discover Bass Strait Maritime Centre. We can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

Inidicative Rates

$5.00 - $10.00

Contact for more information

(03) 6420 2790



Facilities found here

  • Cafe
  • Carpark
  • Enquiry Desk
  • Family Friendly
  • Food and Refreshments
  • Gallery / Museum
  • Lawn / Gardens
  • Non Smoking
  • Parents Room
  • Public Toilet
  • Restaurant
  • Shop / Gift Shop

Where to find
Bass Strait Maritime Centre

6 Gloucester Avenue Devonport, Tasmania Australia 7310