Shellharbour City Museum is in the Shellharbour Civic Centre at 76 Cygnet Avenue, at the corner of Cygnet and College Avenues, in Shellharbour City Centre, NSW 2529. Entry is free.
Shellharbour City Museum
Monday to Thursday 9.30am–8pm
Group & school visits
We welcome group bookings to the Museum – please contact us to arrange a date. Entry is free and there is a plaza space for groups to gather and enjoy the sunshine or their packed lunch.
For schools, a visit to the Museum is a great way for students to learn about the history of their area. Staff and volunteers provide guided tours tailored to your needs. Entry is free. Please contact us to arrange a booking.
Need help with research?
Our staff and volunteers can help you trace your family history and help with all of your heritage queries. Phone or email, and let us know what you are looking for. We will do our best to help. You can also check out our great Links & Resources.
Visiting from outside Shellharbour?
If you are visiting us from outside Shellharbour, why not contact our Visitor Information Centre to find out what else Shellharbour has to offer, and make a day of it.
Welcome to our new home at the Shellharbour Civic Centre! Shellharbour City Museum (formerly Tongarra Museum) is now open seven days a week.read more
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Tour Shellharbour’s history via the ‘Tread Shellharbour’ App including Killalea State Park and the Lake Illawarra Art Trail.read more