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

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Very interesting museum. Great America's Cup display. Very reasonably priced for admission. Check out the panel van, a blast from the past.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very interesting museum. Great America's Cup display. Very reasonably priced for admission. Check out the panel van, a blast from the past.

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Warnbro, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the family down for the day and we had fun, the submarine tour was great the displays were outstanding

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Perth, Australia
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77 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is in the inner harbour in Fremantle so its a good place to be,when its hot. It is not a huge museum but it does have some interesting collections. Also Australia II is there and you can catch the train therefrom Perth also the bus.

Thank Ray T
Tweed Heads, Australia
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of old boats and utensils used on boats, Fish, crabs, lobsters and old ship equipment. Actual torpedoes and land mines and depth charges (detonated of course) but you could see the workings of them. You need a fair amount of time to see the different levels here, one large plankton eating mammoth preserved in a glass case to see... More 

Thank Colleen R
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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99 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maritime Museum is very interesting with a large collection of very well preserved Maritime displays including Australia II the yacht that won the America's Cup in 1983 (I could never forget this proud sporting moment in Australian History) and associated information regarding the history of the race. Entry to the Museum is $10 and it closes at 5 pm.... More 

Thank Damian S
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maritime Museum was first on our list of things to do - and it was a little disappointing. We were expecting more interactive exhibits. The America's Cup story was of more interest to me than my teenage daughter

Thank Commachecker
North Herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum has a bright, modern layout and covers the varied maritime history of Perth and Fremantle. In addition to a rather over comprehensive history of the Americas Cup there are examples of modern boats as well as a beautiful pearl fishing boat complete with diver over the side! The story of transport by sea of people and goods (especially... More 

Thank WhiteCloud_1912
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is some wonderful history in this museum. The actual boats hanging from the ceiling were the highlight for me. We also were there the second Tuesday of the month which offers entry for a gold coin donation. My parents are in Perth visiting from Canada and they both thoroughly enjoyed the romp through West Australia and Australia's maritime history.

Thank CanuckInPerth
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very interesting place to visit even if you are not nautical. So many stories are told and displayed so very artistically. A huge amount of information readily available for us all to enjoy and try to remember.

Thank Yvonne D
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The museum is beautiful, well laid out with lots of very large sailing vessels and lots of history of Western Australia. The submarine tour is awesome.... DO NOT miss this while you are there. (The museum is free but there is a charge for the submarine tour) I love the museum and especially the submarine. The staff are very friendly... More 

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