Our Exhibitions

The Lorne Historical Society has exhibitions in various venues around Lorne. As well as these exhibitions, items held by the society are progressively being photographed, scanned or described and uploaded to the Victorian Collections.



On 16th February 2024 the Lorne Historical Society opened its latest exhibition, “100 Years of Natural Disasters”. The opening coincided with the 41st anniversary of Ash Wednesday. The exhibition curated by Gary Allen, is more than bushfires. It looks at the effects on our township of floods, high seas, storms and the pandemic. The exhibition...
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Fishy Tales at Lorne Pier Location The Fishy Tales exhibition is held in the old coop building at Lorne Pier. Opening Hours Saturday and Sunday 11am until 1pm. Gadubanud  Scientific evidence shows that the Gadubanud language group gathered shellfish from rock platforms along our coastline.  In the Lorne district there are eight middens and the...
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The Great Ocean Road Story

Located within the Lorne Visitor Centre, the Great Ocean Road Story exhibition showcases the road’s story via a series of galleries featuring displays and artefacts centred around the themes of people, community and workers. The story of the construction of the Great Ocean Road captures a unique time in the history of Australia and the...
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