Mornington, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, Australia
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Get arty in Mornington, a cosmopolitan seaside village with sidewalk cafes, colourful bathing boxes and a renowned regional gallery.

Walk through history
Take a stroll around Main Street to discover the history of the former Schnapper Point fishing village. Browse in boutiques and stop at the old bank to withdraw beer, wine and cocktails. See Victoria's oldest courthouse and adjoining lock-up, and embark on a steam train ride on the Mornington Railway.

Panoramic views
Wander the coastline of red bluffs for panoramic views of yachts bobbing in the Port Phillip Bay harbour and the iconic bathing boxes.

Nearby Morning Star Estate also offers soaring views of the Melbourne skyline, with the added bonus of luxurious accommodation, food and wine.

Alfresco dining
Spend a summer afternoon with friends overlooking the water at The Rocks Restaurant, with a chilled bottle of local pinot gris and a meal of succulent fresh seafood.

Art history
Celebrate the region's enduring influence on Australian art. Save time for a lengthy visit to the Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery and its enviable collection of works by Sir William Dobell, Sir Russell Drysdale, Sydney Nolan and Margaret Preston, or catch a touring international exhibition.

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Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery

Explore the extensive collection of works on paper and delve into the diverse program of exhibitions, workshops, talks and children's activities.

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Beleura the House and Garden

Beleura the House and Garden

Beleura the House and Garden is an Italianate mansion built by James Butchart in 1863. Once the Governor of Victoria's Summer House, later the summer...

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