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Maritime Museum of Townsville

42 - 68 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 5251
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“model ships” (5 reviews)
“palmer street” (4 reviews)
“coral sea” (7 reviews)
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42 - 68 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

I visited this with my teenage daughter who is thinking of joining the Navy after finishing high school. It's only small and so takes no more than 30-40 minutes to go through all the exhibits unless you decide to read every last information board. I...More

Thank Glenn K
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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Very interesting, full of history, especially the battle of the Coral Sea and, the importance of Townsville as a port. We have visited many marine museums both in Australia and overseas and this museum is not out of place with the best of them. Well...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2017

Friendly helpful staff very good and well explained exhibits. Easy to walk around and everything clearly labelled. All the interesting things you need to know about the local history of Townsville's water front and transport seems to be here. Great range of models on display.

Thank Ray C
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

I found this visit OK but not spectacular. There are lots of model ships and plenty of posters but not so many historical artifacts. Still, worth a look.

Thank Giacomo W
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

A most interesting and well-done museum of Townsville's maritime history, covering all eras and tragedies.

Thank lizzy122015
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Reviewed 23 June 2017

Interesting a with a cheap price for the Australian Standarts, kindly support from the Customer support. It is special for love history guys

Thank Ricardo S
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Reviewed 5 February 2017

For all the times we've been to Townsville and passed this museum this is the first time we visited. It contains a lot of local maritime history the relics from the SS Yongala, pearling industry and a light house. It has a lot of model...More

Thank ICMC
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed spending a cloudy afternoon learning about Townsville's maritime history. Definitely worth the entry fee. The volunteers were friendly and really knowledgeable and passionate about the building and the information within.

Thank Sophie S
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Reviewed 7 January 2017

This Museum run by Volunteers and what great job they do, the exhibits are well presented and preserved. It tells the long and interesting history of Townsville's association with the sea and seafarer's. Well worth a look.

Thank GLR01
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Reviewed 20 December 2016

I did enjoy my walk through this museum. I'd feel better if I could give it a 3.5 star rating. There were some interesting pieces of maritime history from the Townsville area, even for an out of towner. Very cheap entry, well worth it.

Thank Paul C
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