Hmas CastlemaineCurrently Closed
- 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 Opening and Closing 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Hmas Castlemaine
1.19% of people who visit Melbourne include Hmas Castlemaine in their plan
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77.55% of people start their Hmas Castlemaine visit around 10 AM - 11 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
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.
What an amazing piece of history! A must see for the family
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.
The staff is very welcoming and well knowledged.
Volunteer staff were lovely! Knowledgeable about the boat and enthusiastic about the displays. They took us into the boiler room and turned on the engine for us. Very cool!