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Better than expected!

This museum was recommended to us by an Uber driver, and we decided to go since we had some time... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
karlijn90
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Historical Shipwreck Items on Display

There are numerous old anchors, coins, ancient items, including the pre-sextant days on ships of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bevan C
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Singapore, Singapore
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All reviews australian coast maritime history on display museum is free early explorers gold coin donation western australia small museum great museum entry fee couple of hours interesting exhibits worth a visit interesting place great place to visit batavia dutch
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This museum was recommended to us by an Uber driver, and we decided to go since we had some time left. It was way more interesting than we expected. Good ratio of information (text) and items on display, good lay-out. We are Dutch and we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank karlijn90
Reviewed 1 week ago

There are numerous old anchors, coins, ancient items, including the pre-sextant days on ships of the historical era. Interesting to know and hear the narration of what happened and the artifacts found.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bevan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have read quite a lot about the Batavia and the other WA shipwrecks, but I still learned a lot. The building itself is spectacular and the explanations and exhibits on marine archaeology engrossing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ricCanberra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Batavia timbers are truly amazing. That this piece of the ship survived more than 300 years submerged is a miracle . The many artifacts found at the site are astounding. This is a must see in Fremantle .

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evak333
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was interesting to see an old shipwreck and old motor that was under water for 100 years. Full of historical artifacts and stories

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kathrine L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an eye opening visit! I spend 2-3 hours here, it was so interesting. There is a mind blowing amount of stuff there, really well presented with clear, easy to read info. and the best part is its free!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank OpalBin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This museum is free, lives of donations. It offers a selection of old wrecks and artifacts found in them, as well as the history of exploration of the west coast by the dutch, french and subsequently the british as well. You will find out, why...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jurik S
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

Really well set out museum. Loved the way each ship wreck was laid out. The highlight was the Bratavia and the remains of the wooden hull. The accompanying video was really excellent and after I could go and look at the artefacts mentioned in this...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 967annieg
Reviewed 5 January 2019

There is enough of interest in this museum to keep even the most determined landlubber engrossed for a week. We spent the few hours at our disposal finding out what it is like to dive a wreck, and then learned the history of the Batavia....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SaveTigerNorthants
Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

We popped into this little museum for a quick look and we were delighted with the artifacts on display and the knowledge about them very interesting indeed,it doesn't take long and is well worth the look including the actual wreck that has been salvaged. I...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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