News & Events

ASMM welcomes cruise ship passengers to our city

Over the next two weeks the city of Port Lincoln is again looking forward to welcoming visitors aboard the cruise ships Volendam and Pacific Explorer . Axel Stenross Maritime Museum will be open from 9am – 4.30pm on Tuesday February 20th, Thursday February 22nd and Tuesday 27th February.  We will be offering a discounted entry…

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Opening hours for February.

We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to our city and to the museum this weekend. We extend a special welcome to those visiting from Grand Princess on Friday 26th January, and Queen Elizabeth on Sunday 28th January. Please find our opening hours (and those of the other museums) below.  

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Opening Hours for December and January

The four museums of Port Lincoln welcome visitors during this holiday season. Axel Stenross Maritime Museum will be open on Saturday 23rd, Tuesday 26th and Saturday 30th December from 1pm-4.30pm; Sunday 24th, Thursday 28th and Sunday 31st December from 9.30am-4.30pm; closed Christmas Day. Please note the opening times for each museum in January 2024.

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We welcome cruise ship visitors to our city

The Majestic Princess and Grand Princess are scheduled to visit on December 16th and 17th respectively, and Port Lincoln is looking forward to welcoming all visitors to our city. Axel Stenross Maritime Museum will be open from 9am – 4.30pm on both days and will be offering a discounted entry fee of $8 per adult…

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Release of 2024 Port Lincoln & Southern Eyre Peninsula Visitor Guide

The 2024 Port Lincoln and Southern Eyre Peninsula Visitor Guide has just been released. Pick up your handy ‘glove box’ sized  copy when you are visiting the museum. Alternatively you can view it online at https://yourvisitorguide.com.au/portlincoln  

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Axel Stenross Maritime Museum Aerial View

School Holidays at the museum

  School Holidays are here and we welcome visiting families from around Australia. Come and learn the story of Captain Matthew Flinders and his well loved cat and see if you can find the tiny replica of Trim aboard the model ship, HMS Investigator. Wander through the living and boat building areas of Axel Stenross…

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Axel Stenross Maritime Museum set to welcome cruise ship visitors to our city

The cruise ship season commences in Port Lincoln soon. Nine ships are scheduled to visit between December ’23 – March ’24, bringing 29,000 passengers and crew to enjoy the sights of the city and surrounding areas, and to sample our outstanding seafood offerings. Axel Stenross Maritime Museum opens from 9am – 4.30pm  when cruise ships…

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Lang Foundation Gallery Opens

The latest addition to the Axel Stenross Maritime Museum opened on Saturday 25th July 2020. Lang Foundation’s generous donation The Gallery was built using a generous donation from the Lang Foundation. The Foundation is well known to Port Lincoln through it’s involvement with preserving the heritage of Matthew Flinders, who in 1802 charted these waters.…

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Axel Stenross Maritime Museum Aerial View

Our Museum re-opens

Re-opening of Axel Stenross Maritime Museum Following SA Government latest announcements regarding easing of COVID-19 restrictions, we are re-opening our Museum on Saturday 6th June 2020, from 1.00pm to 4.30pm.  Opening hours will continue as normal, being Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday 9.30am to 4.30pm, Saturday & public holidays 1.00pm to 4.30pm. SA Government Step 2…

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Axel Stenross Maritime Museum Aerial View

We close our doors temporarily……

Museum temporary closure Regretfully we have temporarily closed  the Axel Stenross Maritime Museum effective from 24 March 2020. The Museum will be closed to the public until further notice. Why the closure? The closure is a public health precaution to support the measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic which the Prime Minister announced on 22nd…

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