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Gem Pier, Williamstown
H.M.A.S. Castlemaine is berthed at Williamstown and open for public inspection to allow visitors to explore the original World War 2 warship.
Castlemaine is one of 60 Australian-built Bathurst Class corvettes to serve throughout World War 2, and is the last such vessel still afloat, having been restored by volunteers over four decades. Castlemaine is open to the public on weekends and public holidays.
Visitors can see how crews lived and worked during the war years, witness the original main engines turning over, and view a wide range of artefacts documenting Australian maritime history.
Weekends from 10am. Gates close to visitors at 4pm.
Adults $6, Children (under 16) $3, Families $15. Children under 4yo free.