876 Adventure Bay Road
Adventure Bay, Bruny Island, 7150
Tasmania, Australia.
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Origins
Established in 1954 by the late Dr. J. Bruce Hamilton to display historic maps, documents, paintings and other artifacts relating to the landings at Adventure Bay by famous explorers such as :-
Tasman 1642,
 Furneaux 1773,
 Cook 1777,
Bligh 1777, 1788, 1792 and 1809
D’Entrecasteaux 1792, 1793,
Flinders 1798,
Baudin 1802
and others.
Some 26,000 convict made bricks created at Variety Bay, North Bruny in 1846 were used in the construction.
The foundation stone was laid on 9th September 1954 to commemorate 200th anniversary of Vice Admiral William Bligh's birth.
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OPENING HOURS:
 daily 10 am to 4 pm except
Christmas day and Good Friday
 or by arrangement
Small admission charge applies
CONTACTS:
phone: 61 03 62931117
mobile 0407689877
email: blighmuseum@gmail.com
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The Bligh Museum of Pacific Exploration
We believe that no one knows everything but everybody knows something and is willing to share that knowledge - so we can all learn together!