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Address: 1 Weeroona Parade, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 5258 3440
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10:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Sat - Sun 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Treat on a sunny afternoon

Spent an enjoyable afternoon visit to the museum. Very well presented and very informative. We were lucky that the museum was quiet and we enjoyed the video clips very much. Staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Smudge35
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United Kingdom
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Redditch, England
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93 reviews
36 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We travelled to Queenscliffe for the express purpose of visiting the Fort and Maritime Museum. Imagine our disappointment to see signs saying that their is no admittance without Photo Id's, the first time I have encountered this anywhere in the world!

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Thank Ozabroad
United Kingdom
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77 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent an enjoyable afternoon visit to the museum. Very well presented and very informative. We were lucky that the museum was quiet and we enjoyed the video clips very much. Staff extremely helpful and willing to share knowledge which was a real treat. The area outside was also kept nice and clean. Small charge to museum $8 each concessions available... More 

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Thank Smudge35
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoyed the historical information and the kids loved that were up and close to the artifacts very accommodating for all age groups . A must to go and see when you are visiting Queenscliffe.

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Thank A T
Melbourne, Australia
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87 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Soak up the maritime history of the area by going to this museum with all its artefacts and boats and bits of boats and learn of all the wrecks along the coast.You can also arrange a tour of the lighthouse

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Thank kevin d
Gold Coast, Australia
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706 reviews
239 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We were staying in town and decided to drop in for a look. It was really interesting with the history of the bay shipping and pilots over 150 years. Great displays and you can feel the history. Don't speed past heading for the ferry, take you time to see these excellent sights.

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Thank Tim J
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Staff very helpful and knowledgeable. Exhibits well-displayed. A large variety of items from ropes to a complete fisherman's cottage. There are lots of exhibits outside which you do not realise when you first visit. It was a great insight into the danger of the lives of former mariners and the horrendous number of shipwrecks which have occurred along the local... More 

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Thank Libranace
Mornington Peninsula, Australia
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74 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Lots of local history. If you like lighthouses then this is one of the better museums to visit. Not as big as the rest but worth a look in the beautiful peaceful fishing town of Queenscliff. Less than a 5 minute walk from the ferry terminal.

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Thank Denzel07
South Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

A lot of history of our bays from people to boat, ship wreaks, the rip of the head's and light houses.

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Thank Tanya J
Tallangatta, Australia
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

What a little gem! This museum is a great place to fill in an hour or two and discover the maritime history that forms such an essential part of Queenscliff and its inhabitants. Displays are well presented with loads of fascinating information, backed up with photos and artefacts. This is true value for money and is a credit to the... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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106 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

By chance we visited the Maritime Museum and were really surprised and delighted with the quality and the vastness of the displays. Very well presented and some good interactive displays.

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