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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  • Came here during one of the rainy afternoons excellent little museum in walking distance to the cruise ship terminal. Very informative with the displays lots of different types of information for diff...  more »
  • The museum has beautiful rooms, it is also playful and offers activities for children. very active it offers many animations
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  • Good amount of information and artefacts packed into a small building. A lot of activities for kids. Plenty of parking outside and right next to a port for an ocean view.
  • I really enjoyed this place especially the story of the French exploration of the Pacific. All the signs were in English as well as French so that is a plus. Overall this is an excellent museum to visit.
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