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Address: Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 9431 8444
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Alot of history again....

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.

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

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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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I recently read Peter Fitzimons book Batavia which motivated this visit. The Batavia Gallery on its own made the trip worthwhile, the artefacts and hull section a haunting memorial. The other Dutch wreck exhibits complete this fascinating part of Australia's maritime history. A special exhibit displays the the de Vlamingh plate.

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Great little historic gallery. So informative, a must see for one and all. All ages will enjoy these displays, Batavia was so well reconstructed. A donation for entry fee, awesome

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Extremely well presented. There was a particularly noisy school group in when we were visiting. I completed understand childhood excitement but felt their learning was compromised by lack of focus. This was more about the teacher supervising than the museum.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

What a great way to spend a arvo with lot to see and read a great informative display and little snip its as you walk around we were very shocked that it was free entry and I was happy to purchase a little gift at the end

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

As far as galleries go, this is a pretty small and specialised one. But very, very well done! All the displays were so informative & captivating, especially the reconstructed Batavia itself. I truly admire the work they do here - well worth the donation in lieu of an entrance fee.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's not huge, but there's still a lot to see, and it's well laid out and lit. Certainly worth an hour of your time when in Fremantle.

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The attendant, Matt was very helpful with information on the gallery. The displays were well presented, very informative and a great place to visit.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have taken our four grandchildren here several times ,during their school holidays when they some some activities for them to do they love the displays

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

As Dutchy I offcourse had to see a piece of our history and sure thing their is a lot of history in this museum. The schip wreck of the batavia is amazing never saw anything a like and all the ornaments, canons, puttery, mints etc are very well preserved. Furthermore its free so do not skip this!

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Address: Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
Phone Number: (08) 9431 8444
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Fremantle

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