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Thank You CSU Students and Staff


22 February 2017 

Today we officially thanked Charles Sturt University staff and students for their work on our new window designs showcasing the talents of CSU Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design students and feauring objects from our collection.  The project was assisted with a small grant under CSU's community-university partnership rural and regional arts and culture program. Thank You! 

 


New Window Designs


14 December 2016

Thanks to a partnership with Charles Sturt University, new window designs showcasing the talents of CSU Bachelor of Creative Arts and Design students and feauring objects from the Museum's collection have been installed. The project was assisted with a small grant under CSU's community-university partnership rural and regional arts and culture program.


The Forest Courtyard Opens


7 November 2016

The Forest Courtyard has been officially opened by the Hon. Leslie Williams, MP, Member for Port Macquarie. The Forest Courtyard is an initiative of Forestry Corporation of NSW in partnership with the Port Macquarie Museum and a gift to the local community to celebrate Forestry Corporation's centenary. It is also home to Forest the Koala, part of the award-winning Hello Koala Sculpture Trail. 


Museum wins Gold Tourism Award


30 July 2016

The Port Macquarie Museum has won gold in the Cultural Tourism category at the North Coast Destination Network and The Legendary Pacific Coast Tourism Awards for the third consecutive year. Congratulations to our wonderful team of volunteers and a big thank you to all our supporters. 


Regional Tourism Awards Finalist


25 July 2016

The Port Macquarie Museum is again a finalist in the 2016 North and The Legendary Pacific Coast Tourism Awards. Thanks to our team of hard working and committed volunteers who have continued to make our Museum such a great place to visit for over 7,000 visitors this past year.   


Working towards Dementia Friendly


29 June 2016

The Port Macquarie Museum is now one of 19 businesses in Port Macquarie recognised as actively working towards becoming a dementia-friendly organisation. 

The Museum has completed a dementia friendly action plan, is progressively making improvements to its facilities and signage, and has implemented a dementia awareness program for staff. 


Our Rivers Our History wins MAGNA


20 June 2016 

Port Macquarie Museum together with six other museums from Museums Australia - Mid North Coast Chapter has won a 2016 Museums and Galleries National Award (MAGNA) for the innovative online exhibition Our Rivers Our History.    The project was in collaboration with Camden Haven, Kempsey, Mid North Coast Maritime, Tinonee, Wauchope and Wingham Museums.


Museum wins 2015 IMAGinE Award


18 November 2015

The Port Macquarie Museum has won a 2015 Museums and Galleries NSW IMAGinE Award for Waterways - Our Rivers Our History, an innovative online exhibition. The project was in collaboration with Camden Haven, Kempsey, Mid North Coast Maritime, Tinonee, Wauchope and Wingham Museums.

 


Museum launches new logo


20 October 2015

The Museum launched its new name, logo, brochure and website on Sunday 11 October with a Museum Muster. Port Macquarie-Hastings Mayor, Peter Besseling, officiated at the event which attracted over 300 visitors across the day. 

Thanks to Port Macquarie - Hastings Council, 48th Regiment of Foot Re-enactment Group, Greta Warner, Wauchope Youth Theatre, Bago Magic, Andre Storer, Amber and Jason Bradshaw, 2Way FM, Rosanna Vanderlay and all our wonderful volunteers. 


Port Macquarie Museum Strikes Gold!


August 2015

The Port Macquarie Museum has won gold for the second year in a row at the 2015 North Coast Tourism Awards.

Winning gold in the Cultural Tourism category recognises the extraordinary efforts of our museum’s 60 volunteers and their commitment to providing a quality tourism experience.