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Noumea Museums Tour

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Embark on a cultural expedition as you explore the Maritime Museum and the Second World War Museum on this insightful museum tour in Noumea.

Hop aboard a comfortable bus and hop off to explore a variety of museums when you book this exciting museum tour in Noumea. Your tour includes an expert tour guide and a hop-on, hop-off bus ticket so you can conveniently travel to one of the island city's most iconic attractions, the Maritime Museum. Enjoy spending two hours at this museum attraction along with the Second World War Museum. It's the ultimate tour for museum enthusiasts and culture connoisseurs alike.

Begin your guided tour a Noumea's city center with a stop at the Maritime Museum to discover New Caledonia's maritime history. The museum underwent a renovation in 2013 that now includes room for more than 2,000 artifacts from shipwrecks throughout New Caledonian history, including that of the French explorer La Perouse's ship. You'll get to see artifacts from La Perouse's ship and learn about his epic journey to the island. If you're traveling with family, the museum even has a place for you, and the kids can have fun while learning about New Caledonia's maritime history.

Make your way over to the Second World War Museum to discover what led various militia to camp at New Caledonia, including the Army Corps of New Zealand and Australia and the GIs from the U.S. Army. This historical museum is located in a former U.S. Army Quonset hut for the U.S. Army but has since been renovated. During World War II, New Caledonian had a heavy presence of ANZAC troops and American soldiers, which hired over 800 volunteers and impacted the culture. Wrap up your tour, exploring this unique museum and its vast collection of war relics, including medals, jeeps, and uniforms.

With so many historical exhibits to view, there's much to learn and experience on this educational, museum tour. Book your tour today and get ready to indulge in a memorable cultural experience.

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from $37.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Active, Cultural, Scenic, Walking
Tour Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
Outside Noumea Cruise Ship Terminal.
Food/Beverage Provided
None Included
Special Instructions
Comfortable, casual seasonal clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunglasses and sunscreen are suggested.
Some mobility is required to get in and out of the tour vehicle. This tour is wheelchair accessible only if the passenger has some mobility.