Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

4.5
Explore the relationship between Australians and the sea at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Tour seven main galleries and learn about Aboriginal life on the water, the voyage across the ocean to Australia, the ocean as a natural resource, fun and leisure on the water, the Australian navy, and the Australian-American relations. Outside, board three museum ships, including a large sailboat, a destroyer, and a submarine. Plan to see Australian National Maritime Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sydney travel route planner.
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  • School holidays, what do you do with the kids? Well this is a great place to come to. At the moment there is a great Sea Monsters Exhibition - don't call them dinosaurs! This is just fabulous and.....  more »
  • We only had time for the free part of the museum. It was excellent - the stories of immigrants to Australia were fascinating and we particularly enjoyed looking over the boat of the first...  more »
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  • Really fantastic place to visit and bring kids. My 4yr old and I went today for the first time and he loved it. His first 3D movie and the opportunity to explore a submarine as well as other awesome ships. Really a memorable experience. Staff were all extremely friendly and helpful and a huge thanks to all the kind volunteers who brought it all to life.
  • With working machinery, model ships and diving gear to interactive displays there are plenty of interesting things to see and learn at the maritime museum. Paid sections change to suit themes. The following photos are in the free section of the museum. It is wheelchair friendly with great amenities and an awesome gift shop. Highly recommend taking the time to visit it.
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