Lakes Entrance Regional
Historical Society Inc.

Lakes Entrance Regional Historical Society commenced operation in 1977 as the Tambo Historical Society. In 2000 the Lakes Entrance History Centre & Museum opened in the former Johnsonville school building, now located in Marine Parade.

Our collection includes information on exploration, shipwrecks, early settlers, schools, churches, tourism and businesses.


  • Rate records pre 1945
  • Detailed school records
  • Local public records and documents
  • A large collection of photographs
  • Early maps
  • Records on events of significance
  • Local newspapers
  • Cemetery records
  • Local Attractions
  • New Works Heritage Precinct
  • World War 1 Carvings & Memorial
  • Mississippi Creek Link Track
  • Stony Creek Trestle Bridge
  • Nyerimilang Homestead and Park
  • Lake Bunga Oil Bore

2 Marine Parade, Lakes Entrance
Phone: 03 5155 3939

Opening Hours

Tuesday 10am – 3pm
Saturday 1.30pm – 4pm

Entry: Gold coin donation
Schools and large groups by arrangements