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La Perouse Museum

Address: Cable Station, Anzac Parade | La Perouse, La Perouse, Randwick, New South Wales 2004, Australia
Phone Number: 9311 3379
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Type: History museums, Museums
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Type: History museums, Museums

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great site seeing trip, not far from the airport , had a few hours spare before we had to return the hire car to the airport and catch our flight home to Perth

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Very interesting Museum (built 1882) not far from the Sydney CBD with displays on Aboriginal , British, French, Australian history. Also a display of the unique marine life found in Botany Bay. You can buy tickets here for a tour of Bare Island Fortress. Museum open Sundays 10am to 4pm. Bare Island Fort tours at 130 pm 230 pm 330... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

A very good museum located on the La Peruse headland. La Peruse was similar in many respects to Captain Cook. The museum contains many artifacts and information regading his voyage. Additionally the museum is located in a very scenic area with the bonus of having some fine restaurants in the vicinity. Well worth visiting!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

It is great that this house is being maintained in some way and it shows some interesting things from the area. I was disappointed there wasn't more about the Aborginal heritage of the area given this was the place of first contact...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

The museum has a display of a unique collection of original charts drawn from the explorations of the Comte La Perouse. His observations were sent back to Europe from Botany Bay by returning first fleet vessels and were converted into charts and an atlas printed from etched plates. The plates were recently rediscovered and a limited number of impressions were... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

A static display of historical items. Interesting yet predictable. A counterpoint to the natural area surrounding it.

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