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The Shipwreck Galleries

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Address: Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 9431 8444
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Discovered this place and easily killed an hour exploring the two levels of history on display. Fascinating to say the least. Shipwreck history in all its splendour in a well set... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Warrnambool, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Discovered this place and easily killed an hour exploring the two levels of history on display. Fascinating to say the least. Shipwreck history in all its splendour in a well set out and cleverly designed floor space. Entry is free as they rely on donations so please drop something in the box as the work they do in restoration and... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Such an amazing experience, even my little ones (4yo and 7yo) enjoyed it. Really worth it to visit the museum and it's free, a donation is recommended (about 5$/person).

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Bunbury, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A lazy hour or two to be enjoyed here. It is very surprising that Australian's do not speak Dutch with the number of visits to our shores well before Mr Cook.

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

Amazing to read what happened to the survivors of the shipwreck. Lots of artifacts from the wreck, even part of the ships hull!

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

Best maritime museum in Australia. Absolute credit to the staff and volunteers. The Batavia story makes Mutiny on the Bounty look like a south sea picnic. Every West Aussie needs to go through here to understand what was happening 200 years before the English arrived.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Being a former sailor I found this place interesting. There are many artifacts from various wrecks off the coast. The viewing room of the Batavia is very nice where you can see the large size of this ship. A good place to visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Lots of artifacts for viewing. Free entry is a big plus. Informative. Areas around this museum is pretty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This place is world class with its displays of salvaged material but even more the old ship on display. Amazing to think of the trips people made on such small boats...back when people didn't really swim!

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Brilliant as ever. We have been here now a few times; this time with a visiting friend. You always find something else you did not see before.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Fremantle is full of history and this is worth the view. A donation is only requested. It also has a little souvenir shop with interesting thing to buy.

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