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Apollo Bay Old Cable Station Museum

6250 Great Ocean Road APOLLO BAY

Apollo Bay Old Cable Station Museum is housed in the Cable Station built in 1936 as the mainland terminal to the first undersea telephone link to Tasmania. The Museum is operated by the Apollo Bay and District Historical Society Inc.

Our Collection

This collection is housed in the historic Cable Station built in 1936 as the mainland terminal to the first undersea telephone link to Tasmania. The building is now operated as a museum by the Apollo Bay and District Historical Society Inc. Key themes include the story of the laying of telephone cable from Victoria to Tasmania, maritime history of the Apollo Bay coast, and local history of the Apollo Bay and Otway districts.

The collection relates to an important development in Australia?s communication history, documenting maritime and local history of the Apollo Bay and Otway districts, construction of the Great Ocean Road.

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