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Maritime Museum of Townsville

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Address: 42 - 68 Palmer Street | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4721 5251
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Classical little Maritime museum in Townsville not far from the City Centre. Great exhibits from the old ship wrecks of the Pandora and other boats. Different selections of light... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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North Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Classical little Maritime museum in Townsville not far from the City Centre. Great exhibits from the old ship wrecks of the Pandora and other boats. Different selections of light house glasses, WW2 Naval models. Interesting place if you are interested in boats and history of ship wrecks that happened off the coast of Townsville.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Small, but very impressive and well presented! Conveniently located off Palmer Street the Maritime Museum is an ideal educational destination for young and old. Well worth the time and minor expense!

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My husband, ex-Navy, said this was a "must see" and it was most enjoyable, with many old photos, beautiful model ships and a history of the Battle of the Coral Sea

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Ipswich, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

If you're a nautical buff or like military history, take a walk up Palmer Street and stroll through this great little museum.

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Sydney
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Very educational and interesting. A wide variety of artefacts to be seen. The coral displays are extraordinary and very beautiful.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This museum is small but packed with interesting displays that cover the maritime history of the local Townsville region. I especially enjoyed the stories of women who lived through wartime events in Townsville.

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Geelong Bellarine, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Spent quite some time at this museum. Reading the maritime history of the area is fascinating. The displays are well set up, I enjoyed the war time information. The volunteer guide was very pleasant.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Unfortunately were were unable to go inside the museum as we arrived too late and it had closed but the volunteer who was onsite showed us some exhibits outside and we took some great photos of these exhibits. The original light house used on the point many years ago was on display within the grounds of the museum and also... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Been to the Maritime Museum several times of the past years & always learnt something new. It is well done and clean & tidy and all this done by volunteers. Many locals are missing out by not going here, great day for kids to wander through and ask you heaps of questions and nearly all the answers are right there... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My hubby dragged me along to see this, and I was amazed at how well done and nicely presented this was. We have learnt a lot of the ozzy history, and the time and effort which has been put into this is really appreciated by many I expect.

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Additional Information about Maritime Museum of Townsville

Address: 42 - 68 Palmer Street | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Phone Number: 07 4721 5251
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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