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Army Museum of Western Australia

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Interesting museum with very pleasant staff

This museum has to be visited accompanied by a museum staff member but rather than a drawback my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
f1philipmiles
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
Military History Museum

The Australian Army Museum of Western Australia is located at Artillery Barracks Burt street... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
robertrA9626OM
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Melbourne, Australia
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The Army Museum of Western Australia is a regional museum which showcases Western Australia's role in the various conflicts in which Australia has participated. Saying that it also brings to the front Australia's role in the many conflicts that have...more
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Burt Street | Artillery Barracks, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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+61 8 9430 2535
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has to be visited accompanied by a museum staff member but rather than a drawback my brother and I found it a terrific bonus. I am partially sighted and we arrived late. Our guide could not have been more knowledgeable about the museum...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Australian Army Museum of Western Australia is located at Artillery Barracks Burt street Fremantle. Well worth a visit note limited opening times. The Main Artillery Barracks building houses the exhibits spread across two levels. Ground level house's pre 1914 & WWI exhibits including WWI...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank robertrA9626OM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A really good museum focusing on Western Australian contributions to the armed services. There arte a lot of vehicles for entertaining the young ones as well as the usual static dislays. If you visit bring ID as you need to sign in on entry.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

The Collection of VC on display along with al, the associated history of each of them, along with so many others was a credit to the curator. The individual guards to explain things along the way. The often confronting scenes from WW2 made more special...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This is a must see attraction for museum enthusiasts. We were not aware of this museum until it was shown to us by friends. You can choose to walk through the old barracks on your own or follow a guide throughout the different sections. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

We did not expect to see such a great and large collection all in one place, six VC's on show. Each area had its own guide and they all took a lot of time to explain things to us, and point out things we would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

The only thing that was disappointing was having to be guided...Totally understand all the reasons and I get that. Nice chap and very knowledgeable but made it difficult to take in all the displays with the running commentary. Gauging the knowledge of the visitors would...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to visit. Our guide was excellent—very knowledgable, and answered all our questions. Museum is manned by enthusiastic volunteers. I cannot recommend this Museum enough. It is a shame this place is not publicised more.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Margaret W
Reviewed 12 May 2018

This museum is a labour of love.Staffed by volunteers who are passionate about the history of the exhibits.It deserves much better advertising and should have an exhibit outside rather than multi coloured Containers.This is a vivid reminder of the horror of war and the ultimate...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Berenice B
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I took my five year old grandson to this museum and barracks. It is run by veteran volunteers who share their experience and knowledge eagerly. The galleries are well thought out with very interesting facts and clever models. Historical artifacts are well defined and clearly...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Response from louorange | Reviewed this property |
unfortunately I cant remember a particular exhibit purely focusing on the bands as the exhibits are set up within the theaters of each war.
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