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Surprisingly absorbing

We thought we'd just pop in for a quick browse and then be on our way. Two hours later we left... read more

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AFinalEko
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Melbourne, Australia
Very interesting

There is no charge to visit this museum. They ask for a donation at the end. There are several... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cebcolpitts
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We thought we'd just pop in for a quick browse and then be on our way. Two hours later we left feeling as we had had our eastern coast centric view of Australia's early history turned on its head. Well worth a visit. Be generous...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank AFinalEko
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is no charge to visit this museum. They ask for a donation at the end. There are several different galleries covering the various wrecks. We found the Batavia to be the most interesting. In addition in the Dutch shipwreck section a display of recovered...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank cebcolpitts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gold coin donation to enter. There's been a lot of loving and careful work to put this together. Lots of interesting Dutch explorer history here which is particularly relevant to WA. Plenty of artifacts to look at and explanations to read. Probably not suitable for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank deanc981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to learn of many of the Australian shipwrecks plus many from other countries. Amazing displays and information relating to the recovery of thousands of items from these wrecks. Certainly add this attraction to you bucket list it’s well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An amazing reminder of how far this place is from pretty much anywhere else in the world and how incredibly brave and hardy the first European sailors were to adventure here ... from Holland ... at great risk of missing where they were actually aiming...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JeremyL2624
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We came today the lady was so friendly at the counter asked us if we wanted to join in the rat hunt.. my mr 9 loved it & his brother refused.. after the first part all of us joined in including mr 13 who’s too...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank NNaidu86
Reviewed 12 December 2018

A museum showcasing the items found amongst various WA shipwrecks, including the very interesting Batavia Shipwreck. See a part of the old world.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank KBlakeNZ
Reviewed 7 December 2018

Astonishing, spectacular, incredible, magnificent...... is all I can say. A must-go must-see museum. I wish I have more time to learn about the history of shipwrecks and going through all those fascinating artifacts.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Jiunny
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This is most intyerersting, and tells the story of the first prison ships, etc. Very good rexhibits, excellently presented.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jack M
Reviewed 10 November 2018

Excellent museum illustrating the many historic shipwrecks along the WA coast, with some interesting artefacts.

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Date of experience: October 2018
Thank davidjs99
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