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Ghostly tales from the Fort

Often we are too embarrassed to admit to weird experiences but at a recent gathering of Museum volunteers, tour guides and Fort guards, tales of

ANZAC – Aleppo Pine

ANZAC Day, the Fort and the Aleppo Pine The following is an article from the June 2022 edition of the Newsletter of the Friends of


What is Anzac Day: Anzac Day was initially a commemoration of the anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops at Gallipoli, Turkey

Murder at the Fort – podcast

A favourite with visitors to the museum shop, this fascinating book is about 2 unsolved murders in Queenscliff written by former Victorian Police Force detective, Bob Marmion. 

How many soldiers manned the fort?

A fortress engineer company that operated the searchlights and the minefields and a garrison artillery battery that operated the guns manned Fort Queenscliff. The total


Did the Fort’s guns ever fire?

The FORT HISTORY page discusses the shots fired from Fort Nepean, on order from Fort Queenscliff, at the beginning of both World Wars. While the