Submerged - Stories of Australia's Shipwrecks

This national touring exhibition showing at Railway House uncovers Australia’s fascinating shipwreck history. Australia’s coast is the final resting place of over 11,000 shipwrecks – roughly one wreck for every three kilometres of coastline.

Ballaarat Room, Railway House

Friday 14 August 2020 9:00AM -
Tuesday 08 September 2020 5:00PM

Western Australia’s Batavia and Samuel Wright are two of 14 wrecks whose stories feature in this panel exhibition presented by the Australian National Maritime Museum and the Australian Maritime Museums Council. It is the result of a national project with workshops held across the country to develop the exhibition and to source shipwreck stories. 68 shipwreck stories were nominated by 46 maritime museums and heritage institutions from around Australia with 14 of the most compelling stories selected to feature in the exhibition.

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