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Nepean Historical Society

827 Melbourne Road SORRENTO Phone: (03) 5984 0255 Visit Website

Housed in the Mechanics' Institute building, Sorrento, a limestone building classified by the National Trust. The Museum contains artefacts, Aboriginal relics, photographs and documents, models, nineteenth century fashions and household equipment, examples of early technology, shipwreck relics and memorabilia from pioneering families and the great George Coppin. The museum has received accreditation from Museums Australia.

Our Collection

Sorrento Museum and Archive

1803 / Collins Settlement

Artefacts, documents and publications on loan from Parks Victoria concerning Victoria's first European settlement at Sullivan Bay , Sorrento, in 1803 under Lieutenant Governonr David Collins