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Museum of HMAS Cerberus

Nelson Rd, Balnarring, Victoria 3920, Australia
+61 3 5931 5678
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The stories behind the exhibits the Navy way.

The several Museum buildings on site at HMAS Cerberus house a veritable treasure trove of Naval... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
gregoryjarosch50
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Vilnius, Lithuania
Preplan your Visit

As the Museum is on the Naval Base you have to pre-plan your visit otherwise you will not get past... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
CanberraAussie101
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Canberra
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Nelson Rd, Balnarring, Victoria 3920, Australia
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

The several Museum buildings on site at HMAS Cerberus house a veritable treasure trove of Naval history and artefacts. The Museum curator "Marty" is an old salt with over 50 years of naval service behind him and many, many true stories of naval history Victorian,...More

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Reviewed 13 November 2017

As the Museum is on the Naval Base you have to pre-plan your visit otherwise you will not get past the front gate. The museum is on the smallish side but interesting.

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

What an amazing museum, hidden away on board HMAS Cerberus Naval Depot at Crib Point. So much military history in here, with clearly displayed items.

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Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The HMAS Cerberus Museum is a great place to view war artefacts. We did a tour with an amazing Navy Officer, he told stories of times gone by. Great to see the barracks, the marches and the general workings of the Navy Base. Highly recommend...More

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Another hidden gem of the Mornington peninsula. Located inside The gates of HMAS Cerberus you find this very well presented museum. Lots of rare pieces and easy to get lost in time as you wander through. If your fascinates by all things navy as I...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

You have to book for a tour, you are unable to just turn up anymore. But believe me me it is well worth it. The lady who took us around the museum was a walking encyclopaedia of Naval History. We spent two hours here but...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2015

I spent 24 years in the Navy and this is the first time I have been here. The exhibits are first class and the history is mind boggling. There is so much to see and digest with artifacts of great significance throughout the museum. Hundreds...More

1  Thank MalDann
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

I had the privilege of being invited on a work group tour via Aust Post, I have lived on the Peninsula for 8 years and never been onto the base. The gardens are lovely, lots of recruits going about their training when you drive through....More

1  Thank shazcam
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Reviewed 11 August 2015

After being in the area for over 10 years decided to visit the museum. Very interesting information shared by the curator who obviously loves her job. Apparently you can book in with groups for lunch morning/afternoon teas.

Thank Kate B
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

We visited the HMAS Cerberus Museum on Haans Bay (off Westernport) with the BMW Victoria Car Club. We were fortunate enough to have the Museum Curator & Historian provide live commentaries on each of the exhibits and various parts of the base. Some of the...More

Thank Stewart A
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