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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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A well organized display of the local marine history with a good range of vessels and artifacts to view. Prices are very reasonable so if you're in town and like museums then this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A well organized display of the local marine history with a good range of vessels and artifacts to view. Prices are very reasonable so if you're in town and like museums then this place is worth a look.

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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Had time to kill and came across this gem down in the port area. Doesn't look that old and for a mere $10 entry very well worth it. There is Wilson car parking right outside so no free parks but for only 10 bucks it is still worth it. We could have easily spent more time there but were limited... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

I liked this place a lot, I enjoyed watching each small memorabilia and mementos from people traveling from far away to start a new life in Australia, which makes me think about myself and how conditions have changed over the last century of migration. I liked the certificate given by the crew to passengers when crossing the Equator line for... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

The museum is at the furthest point along the docks. I walked to it via the roundhouse, and beach, I did see some signs, on the road, but not via any paths so I wasn't entirely sure I was going the right way, walked through what looks like naval buildings and huts. Anyway I did find it, and saw a... More 

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lincoln
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

We popped in to the museum as we had a couple of hours to wait for someone. So pleased that we did as it was interesting, well laid out, very helpful staff and also a small but adequate tea-room area. It certainly gave me a better insight in to the local maritime history, especially the whaling.

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Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

A must sea ( ha ha ) if visiting Fremantle. Full of contemporary history of maritime Western Australia. I'm a local and so proud of this museum.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Great spot to spend a few hours, would be a great spot to take overseas or interstate visitors to as its close to the Fremantle strip and e-shed markets for grabbing a bite or drink.

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Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

If you love the water & the history or just love boats then you should certainly have a look. Well worth the admission price!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Top place to watch the working harbour, see the old ships on display and the Australian boat which won the America's Cup in 198? for the 1986 race held in Fremantle

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Loved the exhibitions, didn't have time to see it all in detail so definitely going back to take it all in. A great outing in Freo!

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