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The Shipwreck Galleries

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Address: Cliff Street | Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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Fascinating

The whole exposition is amazing but especially the piece of shipwreck that is exposed there and all the little objects they found on the bottom of the sea! Very interesting maps... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The whole exposition is amazing but especially the piece of shipwreck that is exposed there and all the little objects they found on the bottom of the sea! Very interesting maps from the XVII century as well! And... It's free! (they deserve a donation, however, for their great job!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Such an interesting and well laid-out museum. Honestly, I'm not such a museum fan but this was a great surprise!! So many interesting exhibits. If you love the ocean you'll really enjoy spending an hour or so wandering around. Free to enter but worth a donation!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great place to spend a few hours. The exhibits are all really well presented and very interesting. We learned so much about the early exploration of the WA coast. We particularly enjoyed the Batavia exhibit, amazing to still be able to see part of the ship so well preserved. Well worth the suggested $5 donation.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since we were in Fremantle, we decided to drop by the Australian Museum of Shipwreck Galleries to have a look. Turned out to be quite eye-opening as we learnt about the history of some shipwrecks, among which the Batavia shipwreck stood out with its macabre tale of murder, slavery and eventual punishments for the culprits. We also saw the broken... More 

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Bairnsdale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had intended to visit the more modern Maritime Museum, but just happened to call in, so glad we did. What a well put together history lesson, had no idea that so much Australian maritime history took place on the WA coast. Batavia is well known, and that exhibit was fabulous, ut it was all the side history thats facinating.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally impressed with this museum. Very informative Staff who were helpful too. No cost for entry but there is a donation box. Would recommend

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff here are very very friendly!!...Not that this is an issue, however we were pretty much leapt upon on entry for a good 10 minutes...before we could get in. So gratuity is definitely suggested here..but don't dismay as it is definitely worth a small contribution. This is a stunning display of artefacts, history and the remains of a boat... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting, enjoyed looking through the museum. I learned a lot about the history of the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very interesting museum with great exhibits with very interesting stories around them. a great place to spemnd a couple of hours. Well worth the donation to view this

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to fill time while on holiday and was pleasantly surprised by how much we enjoyed looking and learning about it all, something different to do but surprisingly educational. Enjoyed it you could spend 30 minutes to a few hours depending on how much you read and look at properly.

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