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Australian National Maritime Museum

2 Murray St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9298 3777
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Climb aboard and join the action at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Spectacularly located on the waterfront in the heart of Sydney's Darling Harbour, you'll find tall ships, Navy vessels, a submarine, beautifully restored historic boats, fascinating temporary and travelling exhibitions and fun-filled activities for the kids. The museum houses the National Maritime Collection, which features over 140,000 objects, capturing themes such as defence, exploration, migration and coastal culture. It also includes one of the largest and most diverse in-water fleets of any museum in the world - including submarine HMAS Onslow, Navy destroyer HMAS Vampire, tall ship James Craig and Captain James Cook's HMB Endeavour replica. Visiting the Action Stations exhibition is a must for an immersive museum experience like no other, where you can explore that danger and drama of Navy life at sea.
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2 Murray St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9298 3777
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We wandered past the Maritime Museum enroute to the Fish Market. My husband was keen to look at the Endeavour replica so I reluctantly followed. $32 per person seemed steep but we felt that it was for a good cause so paid. Well! Didn't realise...More

Thank Clubglenn
Reviewed 2 days ago

Did'nt know what to expect, but a really interesting place to visit, we spent over two hours on the Endeavor, the staff were full of really interesting information, the submarine also very interesting...good value...also had a snack in the cafe, not all overpriced and good...More

Thank davidbkernow37
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great day at the museum, they have guides stationed around the boats and submarines, who can explain what everything is/the history of the boat, we asked a ton of questions and every single person was able to give us an answer. The interior...More

Thank KassD9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I only had time to visit for the morning and will certainly go back again. There was so much to see and do. I explored the submarine and the Endeavour, the volunteers are fabulous and very knowledgeable. The staff were very helpful and the setting...More

1  Thank EllaA797
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a couple of hours visit to the museum .. free unless you want to tour the various ships of the museum. Very interesting .. numerous exhibits on plenty of subjects plus a good cafe on the waterfront.

Thank Johnboy236
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love maritime stuff and this is a great place to see classic yachts, a replica of the Endeavour, a submarine and a battleship. Some decent special events occasionally and well worth a trip through the normal museum (if you're into maritime).

Thank Fred T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved walking around here looking at all the different exhibits - even found the model ships made and donated by my late Father-In-Law.

Thank Jodie1964
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an informative and well maintained museum. I entered this place as I had some time to kill and it had a free entry, but I ended up spending much more time than I had anticipated. You get to learn and understand quite a...More

Thank Aditya_salian
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were able to see a submarine inside and out...well as so many other displays.. the whole area is really good. Plenty of food outlets close by and transport to and from is excellent.

Thank ozbrummie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here several times, amazing, well laid out and plenty to see and do. Enjoy some time and history in this great place.

Thank Lesley C
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2 December 2015|
Response from ANMMSydney | Property representative |
Hi, Most visitors stay at the museum for half a day, but you could easily spend the whole day exploring - with a submarine, navy destroyer, the replica of James Cooks endeavour, 6 permanent galleries and the new Action... More
25 March 2015|
Response from ANMMuseum | Property representative |
Hi aismanggo, The Australian National Maritime Museum is best experienced with our 'Big Ticket' which provides access to everything open at the museum on the day of your visit, including: • Vessels – submarine HMAS Onslow... More