King Island Kelp Craft
King Island Kelp Craft is a must see on the island. Locally picked, preserved and manipulated pieces of Bull Kelp into gorgeous souvenirs. You will find the Kelp Craft shop along with other artists and makers from on and off the island at the Reekara Community Complex Top Shop.
Tuesday 9.30am - 2.30pm & Sunday 10am-4pm, or by appointment.
King Island Museum
This well-stocked and informative museum, staffed by local volunteers from the King Island Historical Society, is located in the old Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage in Currie. Step back in time and learn more about the shipwrecks, soldier settlers, sealers and other early pioneers who strove to tame the wild forests of Kings Island and to whom the present day residents and visitors owe so much. You can also view the original Cape Wickham Lighthouse lens which is more than 150 years old.
Open Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday & Sunday 2-4pm
03 6462 1512
King Island Arts & Cultural Centre
For such a small population, King Island is over-endowed with creative people, keen to share their talents with visitors. If you’d like to meet local makers then drop into the King Island Arts & Cultural Centre at Currie Harbour and browse through a collection of art and crafts made exclusively by local people. Check out our Facebook below for up to date hours, as well as current workshops and exhibitions.
Open Thurs-Mon 1-3pm, outside of these hours by appointment.
03 6462 9000
Wild Island Pottery
Wild Island Pottery is a working pottery Studio that welcomes visitors in to meet the maker and be immersed in the pottery process as she creates her unique wares on the pottery wheel, using locally Dug King Island clay.
You can browse the selection of pottery for sale or book in for a pottery class and be guided along to create your very own unique pottery piece.
Located at the Old Reekara School. Opening hours are variable or upon request.
Mobile: 0400 858 339