Flagstaff Hill is re-opened, now operating10:00-4:00, 7 Days a week. Day entry only, Night Show re-opening soon. Follow Flagstaff Hill on Facebook or instagram for the latest updates. 

Virtual Village Tour & VR Headset Giveaway

The Flagstaff Hill virtual tour was filmed using 360-degree cameras. Users can navigate their way around the village and learn more about life in the 19th century from the virtual tour guide.
 
The tour works even better with a smartphone and VR headset, providing a fully immersive experience.
To celebrate the launch of Flagstaff Hill's first Virtual Tour, Flagstaff Hill will be giving away 5 Google HD Cardboard 2.0 (3rd Gen) Virtual Reality Headset for Mobile Phone. For the chance to win one of five Virtual Reality Headsets you must follow Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum and Village on Facebook and/or instagram, and tag Flagstaff Hill in a post about what you've missed or are excited to see or do at Flagstaff Hill when restriction ease. Posts must be published by midnight on 30th July and set to public. Winners will be announced 31st July 2020.

Little Winter School Holiday Program @ Home

Flagstaff Hill have put together a treasure chest of fun, wet weather activities that the whole family can enjoy.

It's just like visiting us on the hill - minus the enchanting village buildings, volunteers in costume and friendly animlas to greet, shipwreck relics to discover and the vast ocean view to take in.

Watch and follow along as Dee the Jolly Lighthouse Keeper of Flagstaff Hill and her assistant Meg show you some creative craft projects and yummy cooking. It's old fashioned fun!

Adventure awaits...

Join travel bloggger and influencer Barbara Byran of Lets Go Mum as her family explores Flagstaff Hill by and day and night. Read Let Go Mum's full blog on Warrnambool here. Book your own adventure here

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Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village

Flagstaff Hill is a state heritage listed site overlooking the beautiful Lady Bay. Today you can explore the site and gain a glimpse into our regions maritime heritage. All included in the entry fee is below.

Maritme Village

Both a living historical village that displays the life of a 19th century port and town, and holder of Victoria's largest maritime shipwreck collection, it occupies a beautiful site, tumbling down the bluff towards Lady Bay. You can explore the village area that has over 40 buildings and vessels spread over 10 hectares. Explore at your own pace or take the fun (and educational) Sea Chest Challenge Trail, and all kids receive a bag of nibbles for the farm animals that they will discover as they explore.

Tales of the Shipwreck Coast Sound and Light Show

As night falls step inside the village to experience dramatic stories of Australia’s rich maritime history, told vividly through the multimillion-dollar Sound and Light Show Experience. Our new sound and light show combines three great stories. Tales of the Shipwreck Coast takes you on a journey through the ages. From local Aboriginal stories to our colourful whaling past then to events that gave our coastline a reputation that inspired fear and trepidation among mariners.

 

 

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Warnambool Lady Bay Lighthouses

The original Warrnambool Garrison area, plus the two 1858 lighthouses are registered on the Victorian Heritage Register and you will see why these areas were developed. The complex includes the two historic lighthouses that were originally erected on Middle Island in 1858, but which were relocated to Flagstaff Hill in 1872. Climb the upper lighthouses and glimpse for passing ships.

Warrnambool Garrison

In 1887, as part of the colony's response to the fears of a Russian invasion, a fort was constructed near the lighthouses to house two rare muzzle-loading cannons with a range of 5½ km. The fort and the cannons have been restored.

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Flagstaff Hill Circle Gallery

Flagstaff Hill Great Circle Gallery Museum

A tour of Flagstaff Hill begins with a multimedia presentation tracing the voyage of an early immigrant to the Victorian colony. You then explore the museum that houses many treasures that have been rescued from shipwrecks that occurred along the Great Ocean Road.

Wreck of Loch Ard

Centrepiece to the collection is the stunning Loch Ard Peacock recovered from the famous 1878 wreck of Loch Ard. This piece is Australia' most valuable shipwreck artefacts recently re-insured for $4m. Other wrecks featured follow the maritime heritage of the Great Ocean Road.

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Flagstaff Hill Lighthouse Lodge

You can now stay at Flagstaff Hill Maritime Village in the Lighthouse Lodge. The original Warrnambool Harbour Masters house has been fully restored and now provides award winning luxury accommodation in unique surrounds.

Book your getaway today.