The museum galleries and exhibitions are open from 10am to 4pm daily.
In addition to the permanent galleries located in the Lady Denman Maritime Museum Jervis Bay, a changing variety of home-grown and traveling exhibitions are hosted in the Vera Hatton Gallery.
These exhibitions can vary greatly in their content, as can be seen in the current and upcoming exhibitions shown below,
and the exhibitions listed on our Past Exhibitions page.
"Endless Summer" Art Exhibition and Sale of Works.
"Endless Summer" will open December 14th 2013 and runs until January 11th 2014.
January 18th until end of March - Artists from Wreck Bay will have an exhibition
"Wind Songs and Waterlines –
Where is, What is Wreck Bay?"
This should appeal to all the international visitors expected in the area for the World Hobie Cat Championships in early February.
April to May there will be a portrait exhibition by any local artists in all mediums.
In June we host the bi-annual
Bay and Basin Arts
"Sea Change Festival"
July to October –
an expo of local craft groups.
October to mid December
"100 years of Our Navy and Jervis Bay" September 21st to December 8th 2013
The exhibition has been developed in conjunction with the Fleet Air Arm Museum. Material has been loaned from the Naval Historical collections both from HMAS Creswell and from HMAS Albatross.
Stories covered include the development of HMAS Creswell and the stories of the 4 Sydneys, with particular emphasis on HMAS Sydney and its encounter with SMS Emden.
A variety of films will also be on show, including the destruction of the SMS Emden and the original footage of the first naval fleet in Jervis Bay in October 1913.