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Maritime Museum of New Caledonia

Museum, History, Maritime history, Private museum in Nouméa
  • Discover the rich maritime history and heritage of New Caledonia.

  • The fully redesigned Maritime Museum is the perfect opportunity for you to explore New Caledonia's maritime history and discover the incredible La Pérouse expedition collection.

    The permanent exhibition is divided into four areas that visitors of all ages will find fascinating.
    • The sails of commerce: the history of the ore carriers and great sailing boats.
    • The La Pérouse expedition: the exhibition preparations and research undertaken to find the shipwreck site.
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    The fully redesigned Maritime Museum is the perfect opportunity for you to explore New Caledonia's maritime history and discover the incredible La Pérouse expedition collection.

    The permanent exhibition is divided into four areas that visitors of all ages will find fascinating.
    • The sails of commerce: the history of the ore carriers and great sailing boats.
    • The La Pérouse expedition: the exhibition preparations and research undertaken to find the shipwreck site.
    • New Caledonia's shipping routes: the territory's coastal shipping routes.
    • Seaborne migration: the history of New Caledonia's migration waves.

    Play areas have been specially designed to teach children and their accompanying adults about maritime history in a fun way.

    This dynamic space is the perfect place to learn about the New Caledonian archipelago shaped by the sea, and see some extraordinary testimonies of the La Pérouse expedition.

    Winner of the 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best award.
  • Environment
    • Sea view
  • Spoken languages
    • English
    • French
Services
  • Activities
    • Permanent exhibition
    • Temporary exhibition
    • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment
    • Car park
    • Free car park
  • Services
    • Educational visits
    • Guided tours
Rates
Payment methods
  • Cash
  • Bank/credit card
  • Rates 2024
  • Full price
    700 XPF
  • Reduced price
    350 XPF
  • Price :
    - Full price: 700 XPF;
    - Children from 6 to 18 years old, over 60 years old, job seekers, students (upon presentation of proof): 350 XPF;
    - Children under 6, disabled persons, Museum members, ICOM card holders: free;

    Annual subscription:
    - adult: 3,500 XPF;
    - child: 1,750 XPF;
    - family: 7,000 XPF;
    Animation: 1,500 XPF;
    Children's birthday party: 20.000 XPF;

    ($AUS/$NZ accepted)
Openings
  • All year
  • Monday
    Closed
    -
  • Tuesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Sunday
    10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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