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Western Australian Maritime Museum

Victoria Quay/Peter Hughes Drive | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
(0)8 9431 8334
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Fremantle
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

The last time I came I only joined the submarine tour, this time my friend borrowed me her membership card and i took my 6 and 4 y.o there. Not breathtaking but consider it quality time though...there's spots for children to do puzzles and we did it together. Exhibits not all but some with interesting interactive features. The saw how... More 

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Good musuem, huge ship models from ceiling to floor...kids had a great adventure and we were in awe of rich history!

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Shepparton, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Good to see all the Maritime memorabilia. All very well presented, with excellent information with each exhibit. Parking extra.

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Greater Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

For parking the cheaper carparks are at the far end away from the Museum. A tour through the submarine Ottoway and the displays at the Maritime Museum is thoroughly entertaining and great value for money. Be sure to book for the sub tour because in good weather tours fill fast. Otherwise do like I did and happen to go on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We didn't get to visit the interiors of the museum much as we were just there for the submarine tour. It was a fantastic experience and we learnt about how the sailors work in there for half a year and on. With such a small space to live it, it was indeed impressive for these men to work as a... More 

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perth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Very modern building with interesting displays on a rich history in W.a maritime milestones.. Defiantly worth a look.

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Benoni, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Absolutely brilliant & so well laid out. A visit must not be missed even for a non nautical person as it is so very interesting in many ways. I learn some new & informative facts about Freemantle & it's history. A visit to the submarine "Ovens" was excellent with very in depth facts being ably given by Colin, the guide... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The museum was great. I especially enjoyed Australia's American cup entry and the other boats displayed throughout the museum. My husband took the tour of the submarine and he said it was excellent. His guide had a former sailor who had served on the sub and was very knowledgeable. Well worth a visit.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

A well organized and informative maritime and settlement history of the area. Was not aware of Fremantle's involvement in WWI and WWII and how it was a submarine base. The Australian entry in the America's Cup and other original boats were well displayed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This Museum was great & almost as good as the one in Venice Italy. The only thing I disliked was having to pay to park my car.

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