HMAS Castlemaine, Melbourne

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#17 of 43 in Museums in Melbourne
HMAS Castlemaine is located in Melbourne. By using our Melbourne travel app , you can arrange your visit to HMAS Castlemaine and other attractions in Melbourne.
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  • I have walked pass this museum so many times I can’t remember,but yesterday I was walking past with my 10 year old grandson and on a whim went on to visit.It was a great experience for both of us.This...  more »
  • Well worth seeking out and visiting. Fascinating display on life on a small ship in the Pacific campaign. Really friendly team of volunteers, great enthusiasm for the ship, and it shows. Recommended  more »
  • HMAS Castlemaine is permanently moored at Gem Pier, not far from the dockyards where she was built. Between 1942 & 1945 it escorted convoys along Australia's east coast, running rescue missions into T...  more »
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  • Volunteer staff were lovely! Knowledgeable about the boat and enthusiastic about the displays. They took us into the boiler room and turned on the engine for us. Very cool!
  • A great old war ship from another time. Well worth the walk around and inside of the ship. And cheap to. $6 an adult. Worth the look
  • Took our kids on board - Family Pass $15 super reasonable price and worth it. Best experience, friendly staff with a wealth of information. Our boys (7 and 4 year olds) got a certificate and it made their day!!! Thank you so much, totally worth it ..
  • If you love Australian maritime history come aboard, if not have a look inside how it feels to be in a war ship. But beware watch your step on ladders and duck head when climbing down.
  • Arrived at 1.20pm to view the vessel. Asked to vacate vessel at 2pm as it was too quiet to remain open! Don't bother paying to go inside look from the jetty at least you can take your time and not be rudely ejected.

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