Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

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One of Victoria's most impressive regional galleries, the MPRG has a permanent collection focusing on the cultural heritage of Mornington Peninsula as well as a notable collection of modern and contemporary Australian works on paper. Its exhibitions often explore the distinctive coastal environment and feature works by artists with a local connection. There are free guided tours at 3pm on Saturday and Sunday.

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1. Mornington Botanical Rose Gardens

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2. Old Post Office Museum

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The Old Post Office Museum is housed in an 1860s building on Mornington's main street. Volunteer-run, it has a modest collection of local historical…

3. The Briars


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