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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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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

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Huge marine museum

One of the largest maritime museum ever, covers all aspects of marine related topics! Highly recommended!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

One of the largest maritime museum ever, covers all aspects of marine related topics! Highly recommended!

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Banora Point
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic museum. Well laid out with lots to see. A must for Americas Cup fans to see Australia 1. Which won.

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Brisbane, Australia
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41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Tried to go on a Sunday but the submarine tour was cancelled due to the inclement weather, so as a tip check if tours are prior to going also book ahead if possible . The museum itself is well worth a visit as is the tour of HMAS Ovens. The tour guide was very informative and covered all aspects of... More 

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Geelong
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43 reviews 43 reviews
7 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

With a couple of hours to spare a friend suggested a visit to this museum that I had not visited previously when in Perth. The collection is a great history from the early sailing days, immigration, Americas cup, round the world sailors, Indonesian fishers, pearl industry and defence. An amazing array of items to explore and be fascinated by in... More 

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised. Took the family (18mnths, 4yrs and 7yrs) on a miserable Saturday morning and had an enjoyable few hours. Couldn't do the submarine tour because of the bad weather but there was enough to do to keep our brood interested - much to my wife's surprise.

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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Fremantle city in Western Australia has built a beautiful modern Maritime Museum. The exhibits are well laid out and takes the visitor through the rich maritime heritage of the city. Extremely helpful and engaging staff with historical aspects covering the America's Cup winners right through to a decommissioned submarine.

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Brisbane, Australia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This museum has something to suit everyone from the American Cup winner Australia II and associated memorabilia, to a submarine and Australia's maritime war history, to the ingenuity of the local aboriginal tribes and their life by the sea. The museum is located in an impressive building with stunning views of the Swan River mouth and the shipping traffic along... More 

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The maritime museum was very interesting. We especially liked viewing Australia II, the winner of the America's Cup and all the connected memorabilia. There was also a collection of fishing equipment and memorabilia and a variety of vessels.

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Murray Bridge, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Both my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed seeing the many types of boats and the amazing yacht that won Americas Cup! We did not get time to see the submarine.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Loved the air conditioning. Museum is set out really well, modern. Staff really helpful. We easily spent 2 hours there. Loved the America's Cup displays and the pearl boats, really interesting. The submarine was much bigger than I expected.

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