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

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We spent about an hour looking through this two-storey museum. There's plenty of interesting things to see, including information about the French navigator Lapérouse, Aboriginal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We spent about an hour looking through this two-storey museum. There's plenty of interesting things to see, including information about the French navigator Lapérouse, Aboriginal stories and also some info on the marine life in the waters around La Perouse. The staff member working was welcoming and friendly and it only costs a gold coin to get in. This is... More 

1 Thank ExplorerGoddess
Greater Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

One side is arborigene. The other very French about the arrival of the Astrolabe the French ship with its crew, interesting display

Thank Violet C
Caringbah, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

After looking on the internet for the Snake Man of La Perouse, I was directed to the Museum website. Taking my two boys, aged 8 and 4, we ventured over to look at the Museum and make it to the show. On arrival, I asked the lady sitting behind the desk where the show is help as I am unfamiliar... More 

1 Thank Daniellebarry76
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Beauty Sea and neighboring islands. The views and beautiful scenery. You can store pictures Multiple angles Which typically takes a team of cameramen filming Pre-wedding at this very well. The sky will make a beautiful picture out.

1 Thank Tamjai P
'Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Warning; I am a museum tragic. I love 'em. This one is of course unique and yet covers a diverse suite of historical and personal narratives. So, maybe like me, you'll happily toddle around any number of rooms filled with facts, and wish you could commit all to memory, especially so that you can win the next Trivia Comp. Okay,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Went La Perouse to see the beach where mission impossible 2 were shooting. It was a hot day. But near the beach the cool breeze made our visit easy. The museum is a great addition. My daughter learnt the history. We had short of time, thought it wouldn't possible but we did the mission impossible, possible.

Thank faisalrcy
Perth, Australia
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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

Thank Colin C
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!

1 Thank abreen
Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 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...

Thank Cecilia M

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