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Comfort Station

Arts and Culture Frankston

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Phone: 1300322842

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The Comfort Station is thought to have been constructed in c1951-52. Sited on a prominent corner on the Nepean Highway, the Comfort Station was a popular stopping point for motorists travelling to and from holiday towns further down the Mornington Peninsula.

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Map & Directions

60 Playne Street, Frankston VIC 3199, Australia