Hmas Castlemaine

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  • Address: Gem Pier, Williamstown 3016, Australia, Melbourne
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-393972363
  • Ticket Price: 6 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: History Museum, Historical Site, Family And Kids

Hmas Castlemaine - Review

The maritime history is closely interlinked with that of the growth of Melbourne as a city. HMAS Castlemaine is one of the sixty Australian-built Bathurst Class corvettes that have known to serve World War II, and today is acclaimed to be last such vessel still a float. Restored by volunteers over a period of four decades, this vessel gives you an insight into the way the crews lived on boats worked during the war years. You can also watch the original main engines turning over, and view a wide range of artefacts documenting Australian maritime history inside this historical museum.

Hmas Castlemaine Information

  • The ship is close to cafes, playgrounds and heritage sites.

Hmas Castlemaine Ticket Prices

  • Children 4 to 16 yrs: $3.00
  • Families (two adults & two children): $15.00
  • Children under 4 yrs: Free

Hmas Castlemaine Hours

  • The entry to ship is open only on weekends and public holidays from 10:00am – 4:00pm.

How To reach Hmas Castlemaine by Public Transport

  • By Train: Williamstown Beach Train station

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  • Hmas Castlemaine Address: Gem Pier, Williamstown 3016, Australia, Melbourne
  • Hmas Castlemaine Contact Number: +61-393972363
  • Hmas Castlemaine Timing: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Hmas Castlemaine Price: 6 USD
  • Time required to visit Hmas Castlemaine: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 0.66% of people who visit Melbourne include Hmas Castlemaine in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Hmas Castlemaine visit around 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Hmas Castlemaine


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Hmas Castlemaine

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Hmas Castlemaine, Melbourne Reviews

  • Beautiful museum ship in Williamstown. Lots of great photo opportunities.

  • HMAS Castlemaine is one of the sixty Australian-built Bathurst Class corvettes to serve throughout World War II, and is the last such vessel still afloat, having been restored by volunteers over four decades. HMAS Castlemaine is owned, preserved and operated as a museum ship by the Maritime Trust of Australia Inc. (MTA). The MTA is an all-volunteer not for profit organisation. Membership of the MTA is open to anybody. Visitors can see how crews lived and worked during the war years, witness the original main engines turning over, and view a wide range of artifacts documenting Australian maritime history. HMAS Castlemaine is located at Gem Pier in the heart of Williamstown, near the information centre in Commonwealth Reserve, Nelson Place. The ship is close to cafes, playgrounds and heritage sites: Scienceworks and the Newport Rail Museum are both within a ten-minute drive, and Seaworks is just a stroll away.

  • We had our wedding ceremony on this ship. The crew were great, they obviously love the boat. Whether you are looking for a venue or looking to spend a fascinating hour or two I can highly recommend this historic monument.

  • Excellent experience that was unforgettable. Even the kids enjoyed it. Highly recommend. Gives a great insight on what it was like to live in a battleship in those times.

  • What an amazing piece of history! A must see for the family

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