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Great day out

Could not fault our experience. Our guide was engaging and knowledgeable and we all learned... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LyndalH
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Do yourself a favour.

Margaret, our group's guide, entertained our group of seniors for 2 hours with a humorous and very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Judith P
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Great Family Entertaiment, enjoy the rare opportunity to tour a 19th century Coastal Artillery Fort. Amongst underground magazine, inside the Keep, fascinating artifacts and historial objects is the opportunity to try on uniforms from different...more
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King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3325, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Could not fault our experience. Our guide was engaging and knowledgeable and we all learned something about our own backyard. Great day out and should be done as local school excursions

1  Thank LyndalH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Margaret, our group's guide, entertained our group of seniors for 2 hours with a humorous and very knowledgeable tour of the fort. Still occupied by defence personnel, the fort's place in the history of Australia's defences is interesting and varied. We could have spend even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a member of a tour group of retired military officers who visited the Fort on Sunday 21st Oct. We were met at the appointed time by our tour guide, Margaret. Margaret is an exceptional tour guide and took us around the fort explaining...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you happen to visit Queenscliff do yourself a favour and take a guided tour through the Fort Queenscliff Museum and I’m sure you won’t be disappointed. The lovely Mary was our tour guide and she made our visit very interesting and informative with humour...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

Our mixed family group of youngsters, teens and adults had a terrific time on our tour with Mary, very knowledgable and interesting, with plenty of opportunity for questions and interaction. At under $50 for our large group it was great value and well worth it....More

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Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Debbie thank you for your lovely comments about your visit to the Fort. I'm happy your family group enjoyed their visit and yes $50 is very reasonable for a family group for over 1 hour and 1/2 of history and in such beautiful surroundings.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend a visit to the Fort to see all the history and be taken back in time. Very informative tour and our guide who tailored the presentation to the audience.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Our tour was made by the knowledge and enthusiastic tour guide Margaret. Fantastic history of the area and the role of the fort in war time. Tour goes for about an hour and a half. Run by volunteers about 15 dollars per adult 40 dollars...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Wonderful guide, Mary, walk a group of 30 people around that historic site with lot of interesting history.

Thank Gary T
Reviewed 30 September 2018

This was an interesting tour of the historic Queenscliff Fort which dates back to 1860 and was part of the coastal defense system from 1883 designed to protect Port Phillip Bay and Melbourne and Geelong. From 1946 it was Army Command HQ and a Staff...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Visited the museum on Wednesday and was terrific. Right from the start ticketing was easy and quick. Mary ,our tour guide was fantastic explaining everything in detail and with a sense of humor. The displays were well laid out and quite interesting. The hour and...More

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Chafee
7 May 2015|
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Response from Liz F | Property representative |
Good morning , I do apologise for not getting back sooner. Yes there is a 1pm tour each day of the week. They are run by Queenscliff Historical Tours nothing to do with the tours that are run by Fort Queenscliff. Its a pity... More
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