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Fort Queenscliff Museum

King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3325, Australia
+61 3 5258 1488
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Fabulous!

We did a tour this morning with our 5 and 8 year old children. Absolutely fantastic, very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jen H
via mobile
Well worth a visit

Had a very enjoyable and informative tour around the fort. Fascinating history, great guide with... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PsySam
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Melbourne, 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 2 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Jen H
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

Our group was taken round Fort Queenscliff by our guide Margaret,She was excellent and it was a really good tour.Thank you Margaret

1  Thank MargaretS257
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We all loved it. Very interesting. Visited with our 3yo and 8yo and we all enjoyed it. Great photo opportunities.

Thank Shanti B
Liz F, Public Relations Manager at Fort Queenscliff Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you Shanti for your lovely comments I'm glad the children enjoyed the tour as well. The Fort certainly is an amazing place to visit full of history and great stories and amazing views.

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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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