Opening Hours
10am to 4pm daily
Closed Xmas Day

399 Low Head Road
Low Head
Tasmania 7253

Phone: 03 63821143



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Low Head Pilot Station Maritime Museum

About Us

Support Group:

The Low Head Pilot Station Support Group Inc. is a volunteer group with a keen interest in preserving the maritime history of the area.

The main activity of the Support Group is the management of the Maritime Museum. The Museum encompasses Pilotsí Row, Storage Sheds, Boat Shed, Fog Horn and Artifacts situated around the grounds near Pilotsí Row.

The administration consists of two committees, Museum and General, with the General Committee able to appoint sub committees.


Our late curator and founder Wayne Shipp accepting a donation from Tasports.

Low Head Pilot Station Museum Committee: This Committee has the overall responsibility for the Museum which trades under the name of the Pilot Station Museum.

Chairman:        Peter Cox
Members:         Des Wootton
                       Jill Holland
                       Mike Nash (Parks & Wildlife)

Support Group General Committee: Provides general support for all aspects of the Pilot Station precinct.

Patron:                Peter Cox
Chairman:            Des Wootton
Vice Chairman:     Peter Cox
Secretary:           Lorraine Wootton
Treasurer:           Jill Holland
Public Officer:      Jill Holland
Committee:         Mark Barden
                           Don Heather
                           Rai Bruns
                           Tony Gerding
                           Zanette Crowden
                           Robert Gunn (Low Head Co.)
                           Justin Widdowson (Parks & Wildlife)
                           Steve Gordon (LHP&HA)
Life Members:      Douglas Atkins (dec), Wayne Shipp (dec), Graeme Dineen (dec), Jon Smeeton, Peter Cox,
                           John Watts, Don Heather, Adrienne Smeeton
Auditor:               Paul Gale

Support Group Sub Committees:

The following sub committees operate under the chairmanship of the following.

Museum Committee:          Peter Cox & Des Wootton (Curators)
Redpa:                             Des Wootton
Grounds & Maintenance:   Tony Gerding
Fog Horn:                        Zanette Crowden
Catering:                          Lorraine Wootton
Marketing                        Peter Cox

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