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Western Australian Maritime Museum

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Address: Victoria Quay/Peter Hughes Drive | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9431 8334
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Aptly situated in Fremantle, the WA Maritime Museum is full of interesting exhibits which are displayed in a fashion to keep it interesting for all ages and definitely recommend... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Aptly situated in Fremantle, the WA Maritime Museum is full of interesting exhibits which are displayed in a fashion to keep it interesting for all ages and definitely recommend doing the submarine tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We hadn't been to the Fremantle Maritime Museum for some time, and read that there was a special exhibition about Pearls and Pearling History called ' Lustre, Pearling and Australia' on till 25th October 2015. The exhibition should NOT be missed, it is beautifully mounted. The history of pearling in Australia is wonderfully described, as is the special history of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The place is spectacular very big very clean and very well kept. I liked all what they had to offer specially with all the hard hat diver history they had. I didn't even know they used aborigines to dive. Must see if u are in Fremantle.

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Galway, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We went at a time when the submarine was under repairs which was a shame, I feel this really would have added to the trip. The museum itself is well kept and has a large number of boats. I felt there wasn't a huge amount of artifacts to look at. A lot of the attractions were relatively recent history and... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Definitely recommend the maritime museum. Very well laid out exhibits with plenty of interactive displays. Staff very friendly. Shame HMAS Ovens wasn't open due to maintenance but they have to do this sometime. Thought the Welcome Wall was amazing. Wish we had spent more time there

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Bathurst, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

A must to do if you are visiting Fremantle. What you learn about this side of the countries coast is an experience not to be missed. The displays of boats and nautical items is brilliant. To top off the experience, there is an opportunity to get on board an Oberon class submarine, the Hmas Ovens, the tour of this sub... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Having recently viewed the film 'black sea' all about a submarine expedition gone wrong my fiancé suggested we have a look at the sub in freo. I was pleasently surprised when we entered that the tour was so cheap. Given the price of visiting other attractions in perth i was expecting to have to fork out $50 for the two... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

This was not my choice of venue but much to my surprise I thoroughly enjoyed it. It doesn't seem large when you go in, but don't be deceived. There is a lot to catch your attention, all well laid out and information galore. Various topics, all well covered. So much to see and read that I suggest you visit the... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

When you visit this museum there is plenty to enjoy and see the Australia ll yacht which won the Americas Cup and the yacht that went around the world three times without stopping as well as information about the wool industry and shipping .There is plenty to take in your interest in the history of the Maritime life of Fremantle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We absolutely loved the tour around the submarine. Very informative. The tour guide was excellent - he worked on the submarine for almost 30 years himself. It takes just over an hour and only costs $10 for adults. Lots of parking in front of museum. Not for people who are claustrophobic. Fantastic afternoon out. I highly recommend this tour. Just... More 

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Additional Information about Western Australian Maritime Museum

Address: Victoria Quay/Peter Hughes Drive | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Phone Number: (0)8 9431 8334
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Fremantle
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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