Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie, Noumea

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Discover the maritime history of New Caledonia at Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie, a museum filled with thought-provoking and interactive exhibits. Follow the voyages of Monsieur de La Perouse, a French naval officer and explorer who vanished at sea. Before his disappearance, the adventurer led an expedition around the world and sailed to many countries. See objects recovered from shipwrecks and models of modern-day ships designed to carry immigrants. The museum also offers educational games and quizzes for kids. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Noumea holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Le Musee Maritime de Nouvelle-Caledonie and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Our taxi driver recommended this museum and it was great. We loved finding out about the maritime history and reading about some of the shipwrecks. There were many interactive exhibits for children... 
    Our taxi driver recommended this museum and it was great. We loved finding out about the maritime history and reading about some of the shipwrecks. There were many interactive exhibits for children...  more »
  • I really like the bottles, glassware and small items found on the wrecks, the amazing kerosene run light for the lighthouse and all the information on la Perouse, and Captian Cooks anchor and all the....  more
    I really like the bottles, glassware and small items found on the wrecks, the amazing kerosene run light for the lighthouse and all the information on la Perouse, and Captian Cooks anchor and all the....  more »
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  • Extremely informative in a non stuffy way. Easy to follow in English and French.
  • Naval history is always fascinating! Visiting the Maritime Museum of New Caledonia adds to the knowledge and intrigue to learn more about this fascinating subject!

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