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Fort Queenscliff Museum

King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3325, Australia
+61 3 5258 1488
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Fantastic tour for all

We are local but it is one of those places we were always going to go to but never actually went so... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
CaroleeAnn
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Geelong, Australia
Awesome....well worth the visit...

OMG what a awesome informative tour of our history.. Margaret was fantastic, knowledgable and so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kath C
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Ferntree Gully, Australia
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Great Family Entertaiment, enjoy the rare opportunity to tour a 19th century Coastal Artillery Fort. Amongst underground magazine, inside the Keep, fascinating artifacts and historial objects is the opportunity to try on uniforms from different moments in time. Walking tour approx 1 hr and 1/2 with a one of our friendly, knowlegable Tour Guides.
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King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3325, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We are local but it is one of those places we were always going to go to but never actually went so when we finally did go what a tour it was, 90 minutes with our guide Margaret who is amazing, I am sure there...More

1  Thank CaroleeAnn
Reviewed 1 week ago

OMG what a awesome informative tour of our history.. Margaret was fantastic, knowledgable and so engaging with everyone. Being informed of how things where back in the day and how these brave Australians protected out county makes me very proud... 😊 I think if you...More

1  Thank Kath C
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

We did a tour this morning with our 5 and 8 year old children. Absolutely fantastic, very interesting for young and old. Our guide did a brilliant job of keeping our kids entertained, as well as sharing his amazing knowledge of history and interesting facts....More

2  Thank Jen H
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Good afternoon Jen thank you for your wonderful report on your visit to the Fort. It is a great place to bring children and as you mentioned our tour guide Paul did a great job. We loved that you were able to learn something of...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very enjoyable and informative tour around the fort. Fascinating history, great guide with lots of local knowledge.

1  Thank PsySam
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We took the early tour on a fairly cold miserable morning . You would think even the most hardened tour guide would be deflated ! But not margret ! She gave the tour with many laughs and was very personal ! Enjoyed every minute ....More

2  Thank Paul H
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2017

Good morning Paul yes even on a cold miserable day the Fort is still an amazing place to visit. Pleased you enjoyed the dress up's. Margaret certainly is a character and makes the tour very enjoyable.

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

A very knowledgeable humorous guide spent 90 mins telling interesting stories to keep our 4yo and the rest of our small group entertained and well informed about the 130+ years of history .

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Reviewed 9 July 2017

We did this tour with Mr 9 and Ms 6. Was very interesting and our tour guide Margaret was sensational. Not only was she a wealth of knowledge, she captured the children's interest throughout the whole tour. Cannons, lighthouses, Dress ups, and underground tunnels, what's...More

1  Thank haronine
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

The guided tour lasts about 90 minutes and was well lead by a passionate and knowledgeable guide. It is an active military base, so photo ID is required. $30 for a family, it was totally worth the spend and time. The fort has an amazing...More

1  Thank Margherita_Lover
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Good morning Margherita thank you for your comments re your tour of Fort Queennscliff. Yes we certainly have passionate tour guides who love their job. So happy you enjoyed this amazing Fort full of history and amazing views.

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Although this is a long tour, it needs to be! There is a lot to see and thanks to a very informative guide, a lot to learn. The buildings up close are fascinating and the stories that go with them are aspects of Victoria's history...More

1  Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

What started out to look like an interesting tour ended in a long boring 11/2 hours. It is a very beautiful spot and we did get some good photos but the tour guide made such hard work of the tour and was so slow that...More

1  Thank Michael O
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Good morning Michael i'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to Fort Queenscliff but I'm sure their were some aspects you did enjoy. We have just been nominated once again by Trip Advisor as the 2nd attraction to visit on the Bellarine.

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Chafee
7 May 2015|
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Response from Liz F | Property representative |
Good morning , I do apologise for not getting back sooner. Yes there is a 1pm tour each day of the week. They are run by Queenscliff Historical Tours nothing to do with the tours that are run by Fort Queenscliff. Its a pity... More
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