Musée Maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie, Noumea
(4.4/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
Discover the maritime history of New Caledonia at Musée Maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie, a museum filled with thought-provoking and interactive exhibits. Follow the voyages of Monsieur de La Perouse, a French naval officer and explorer who vanished at sea. Before his disappearance, the adventurer led an expedition around the world and sailed to many countries. See objects recovered from shipwrecks and models of modern-day ships designed to carry immigrants. The museum also offers educational games and quizzes for kids. Plan your visit to Musée Maritime de Nouvelle-Calédonie and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Noumea vacation builder.
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  • Very interesting historical information about French Polynesia. Displays mainly in French but also some English. 
  • A nice discovery with an exhibition of the very interesting Seine. You will also see the old lighthouse of the batch Amédée beautiful Museum to discover, and suitable for children.
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  • the low cost of access is that more enjoy the visit: interactive and very rewarding, unlike some Museum we are not bored by visiting. Worth the drive.
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  • The best museum ! Anyone with an interest in history especially maritime will love this place. The whole story of the Laperouse Expedition is presented using many objects recovered from the wrecks. - Greg Bond
  • Excellent local museum events and maritime characteristics
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  • Museum d archaeology and not maritime, very poor, warns
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  • The Museum was renovated, maritime history of New Caledonia is very well presented, to visit, taking the time to look, objects, maps, and films, very good place of this exhibition...
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  • Superb collections, implemented through a modern and didactic presentation in elegant spaces.
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