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History museums in Australia

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    Shrine of Remembrance , Melbourne
    4.7
    Built in 1934, the Shrine is the Victorian state memorial to Australians who have served in war and peacekeeping operations throughout our na
    Tours from $39
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    4.9
    Australian War Memorial pays tribute to Australians who fought in global conflicts. A large white building with a green dome serves as the si
    Tours from $111
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    4.6
    There are few better places to learn about Australia's penal-colony heritage than the Port Arthur Historic Site on the southeastern coast of
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    Sovereign Hill , Ballarat
    4.4
    Ever wondered what it's like to be a miner in a gold rush? Sovereign Hill recreates the experience for you. This open-air museum in Golden Po
    Tours from $118
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    Fremantle Prison , Fremantle
    4.6
    On the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of 11 Australian Convict Sites, Fremantle Prison paints a vivid image of the country's penal-colony
    Tours from $125
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