WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle

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WA Maritime Museum houses a notable collection of historic objects and boats, including the winged-keel Australia II, which won the America's Cup in 1983. The museum presents a full history of marine activity on the Western Australian coast and offers tours of HMAS Ovens, a retired Oberon-class submarine, one of the site's most popular attractions. The Museum houses several galleries that explore WA's maritime relationship and features temporary exhibitions, including museum exclusives, world premieres, and national and international tours. Find out how to plan Fremantle trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.
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  • This captivating museum illustrates the complex relationship between Western Australia and the sea. It's fitting that the museum is located at the water's edge in the port of Fremantle, Australia's.....  more »
  • This is a very well curated museum. The exhibits are impressive and well presented. We also had a very tasty light lunch in the small but comfortable cafe.  more »
  • Came to see a special exhibition on sharks. It was great. Also opened my eyes to other things the museum has displayed. I need to go back and read all the names of the first migrants they have on plaques at the entrance. Well worth this visit
  • Spent my last day in Australia going around here. Was not disappointed. Really interesting to do the submarine and gain exclusive views on parts of the submarine most don’t get to see. Go here on a day that it is raining. 100% worth the price. Super interesting for a casual day out . Don’t forget to read the names outside the museum.

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