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Fort Queenscliff Museum

King Street, Queenscliff, Victoria 3325, Australia
+61 3 5258 1488
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Loved the tour. Mary, the tour guide, knows her stuff. Loved the lighthouse. Plus me and my tour... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
SuzanVasica
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Best historical tour in the west!

My friend and I visited Fort Queenscliff on a Saturday afternoon. We took the 1pm tour and had it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
00Alexi
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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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+61 3 5258 1488
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved the tour. Mary, the tour guide, knows her stuff. Loved the lighthouse. Plus me and my tour buddy had her all to ourselves.Thanks Mary

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend and I visited Fort Queenscliff on a Saturday afternoon. We took the 1pm tour and had it all to ourselves. Our tour guide Mary was fantastic. She was kind, respectful and knew all about the fort. We learnt a lot. I have a...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived in Queenscliff the previous day and were very pleased to see that there were tours of the fort. We thoroughly enjoyed it as a very informative guide took us round, with some fascinating facts. It was from here that the order was given...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

A very interesting place, and well maintained. An important site to take children to tell them about Australian history.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

The tour went for 1 1/2hr and then had a look at the museum. Was a Great history and views of the bay were magnificent

Thank Beck S
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Very interesting historical fort. Make sure you check tour times before turning up as you can't visit except on a tour. The fortifications, guns and shell magazines are a bit unexpected & unusual in this day and age. We experienced a slow entrance, held up...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

Visited on Monday 19th February. The fort has always interested me and now you are able to go inside on a guided tour, which was very satisfying to finaly know what was behind the tall brick walls. You need to check tour times and probabally...More

1  Thank Michael-4551
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Unfortunately they only do one tour a day and we missed it. The girls were a little disappointed but will have to try to visit next time in the area.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We had an enthusiastic tour guide who definitely knew plenty of interesting and unusual facts about the fort. It was probably a bit more skewed towards families with young kids in the tone and delivery but this made sure she kept up the interest of...More

2  Thank Multimuffin
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

We had a fair few kids on our tour and the guide was fabulous in getting them involved as her "security guards" and helpers. It kept them involved. She was also full of interesting facts and information on this fort which continues to be in...More

1  Thank Julia A
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Chafee
6 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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