The Friends of the Laperouse Museum Inc. is a community organisation dedicated to the preservation of the Bicentennial Gift from the Australian French community by way of the Laperouse Museum commemorating the voyage of Jean-François de Galaup Comte de Lapérouse.
The Laperouse voyage of discovery aimed to complete the charting of the Pacific Ocean's lands commenced by Captain James Cook.
The Friends' office is located within the historic Cable Station complex that houses the Laperouse Museum. We are a key stakeholder and active member of Randwick Council's La Perouse Museum and Headland Trust - represented by our President Carol Abela.
STOP PRESS - UPCOMING EVENTS
History Week Lecture -with 2017 Australian of the Year Mr John Mullen.
September 7 2.00 PM Little Bay Centre, 2 Coast Hospital Road, Little Bay. Entry $5 pp. Refreshments following lecture
Topic: ‘vanikoro: final resting place of Laperouse” presented by Mr John mullen, chairman of telstra; chairman of the national national maritime museum foundation and director of silent world foundation.
The event will also mark the 194th anniversary of September 6th of the laying of the Foundation Stone of the Laperouse Monument by Hyacinthe de Bougainville on land gifted by NSW Governor Brisbane.
Bastille Day 14 July
Ceremony @ The Laperouse Monument begins at 9.30AM, followed by festrivities, stalls & fun.
Phone: 0487 638 626 (Please leave message only - phone not attended).
PO Box 475
Matraville NSW 2036
The Friends of the laperouse Museum rely on their membership and volunteers being a 100 per cent voluntary community based association. Joining us is easy, simply download the Application Form and send it back with your payment to:
Friends of the Laperouse Museum Inc.
PO Box 475
MATRAVILLE NSW 2036
Membership for 2018/19 are:
Concession Single $25.00