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Western Australian Maritime Museum

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Great place to visit.

This museum is great with lots for all the fanily to see. From items brought in by early settlers... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue W
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Margaret River, Australia
Fascinating Not--to-be Missed WA History Exhibition

The current "French explorers in Australia" exhibition (13 September 2018 - 9 December 2018... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
car0leb66
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Perth, Australia
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Victoria Quay/Peter Hughes Drive | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum is great with lots for all the fanily to see. From items brought in by early settlers to the americas cup boat I would recommend this as a great place to visit. There is even a chance to visit the inside of a...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The current "French explorers in Australia" exhibition (13 September 2018 - 9 December 2018) displays a fascinating piece of Australian history especially as so many of the French names have been left around the WA coast (as well as SA and Tasmania). It documents the...More

Thank car0leb66
Reviewed 1 week ago

...recommend combining a walk around the museum area with one of the optional tours as well. The HMAS Ovens or the Antarctic Experience sound like icing on the cake from other reviewers. Unfortunately we turned up early but couldn't get into one of the optional...More

Thank Ian-Down-Under
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was so good to be able to catch the Antarctic experience before it finishes soon, but the highlight was the museum itself and the current exhibition, on till December, about the French explorers in WA, and the rest of Australia. The story of Freycinet's...More

Thank YarraVictoria
Reviewed 1 week ago

My Father and I had an amazing time with Colin during our tour of HMAS Ovens. Colin was full of knowledge and answered all the questions we had. Would highly recommend this tour to anyone that is able to make it. Thanks again Colin.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to see The Antarctic Experience film. A temporary display of visiting Antarctica in 3D with 360 degree views. We flew over iceburgs, travelled in a speedboat, followed penguins and flew in a helicopter. The whole time we could see 360 degrees including above...More

Thank TravelGrooveLisa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr Colin Prior retired RAN submariner, lead an awesome tour of HMAS Ovens in drydock at the WA maritime museum. This entertaining tour punctuated with tales of his service showcased the sights and smells of an o boat in much the same condition as when...More

Thank Elissa K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A worthwhile place to visit. If you’re in Fremantle make the trip you’ll enjoy it. Informative and for those who enjoy maritime history it’s a great experience. I’m not a maritime buff but it was fascinating to read and look at history so beautifully documented.

Thank Jacky U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Submarine tour well worth doing guides very knowledgeable inside navy display full of lots of interesting history. Main museum full of heaps of Fremantle history. Staff all very friendly

Thank mneedham1958
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Museum but I was there in school holidays and they had a pirate exhibition on so quite busy. It was good to learn about the lobster fishing etc and to visit where the first Europeans came in. The exhibition on the The Australia's cup...More

Thank Kathy B
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RobertMcNab
24 March 2018|
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Adult price $15, concession $7.50, not sure child. This covers the museum. Tour of submarine is additional $15 or $7.50
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Goh123
3 September 2017|
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Response from Cheekar | Reviewed this property |
If I remember correct. Children enters for free 👍👍😊😏
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