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WA Shipwrecks Museum

45 Cliff St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 1300 134 081
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Fabulous place!

I was a bit worried about taking an active 8 year old boy to a museum but it was so good! There... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
PerthGirls
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Free museum

Greatest appeal for me, was it was free. We did give a gold coin donation. Plenty to see and read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
deb0rahanne2016
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Sydney, Australia
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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45 Cliff St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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+61 1300 134 081
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"fascinating history"
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"kids will love"
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"free entry"
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"well worth the visit"
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"gift shop"
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"gold coin donation"
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"couple of hours"
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"western australia"
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"batavia"
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"dutch"
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"timber"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was a bit worried about taking an active 8 year old boy to a museum but it was so good! There were interactive displays and things he could climb on as well as a gift shop. Entry is free, except a donation of at...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Greatest appeal for me, was it was free. We did give a gold coin donation. Plenty to see and read about. The wreck remnents are interesting.

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

It’s free to enter this place but we definitely felt the pressure to offer a donation. There is a lot to read and look at inside. If you enter with an open mind and time you’ll enjoy. It’s no MOMA but serves a purpose. Toilets...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This museum is conveniently located near the water. The museum has a free entry and it is obvious the locals are proud of their maritime heritage. The ruins are very well displayed as well as the narrative very informative. It is one of those museums...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018

This place was amazing and the volunteers around the place were full of information and only too happy to chat to you if you asked a question. Stayed there for nearly two hours as there was so much to take in. Well worth a visit

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

if you like historical things, this place is worth to visit. there are many things that you can see and explore there

Thank Vivian L
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

Expansive and well explained, museum offers variety of exhibits about the shipwrecks found off Western Australia, and the passage from UK to Western Australia. Also has great exhibit about the sailing races of more recent times. Well located near ferry terminal and bus connection

Thank MikelSky
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

This museum has a range of displays, and fascinating stories of early Western Australian seafaring and shipwrecks. Allow several hours

Thank raintree53
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Worth a look with a huge array of items to explore. The ancient wreck of the Batavia is awesome & this display alone makes the visit worthwhile. So many amazing & different pieces of interest from cups to cannons.

Thank SteveMavo
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I love this museum and keep coming back - the maps and the artifacts and the shipwrecks just make the history so real. From the Batavia galleries with the beautifully preserved timbers, to the maps the early Dutch explorers used, to the Pieces of Eight...More

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