South Australian Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide

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A compact and animated facility, South Australian Maritime Museum has an appropriate location in the old warehouses of the Elders Bond & Free Stores. These bluestone buildings--constructed in the mid-19th century--serve as home to a collection of more than 20,000 objects and a further 20,000 images. The museum plays an important role in the preservation of the state’s naval past, an area of history with great significance to the region. With our international travel planner, Port Adelaide attractions like South Australian Maritime Museum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Very good museum, easy to spend a couple of hours looking around in here. I liked the old figureheads from the old ships. South Australia doesn't seem to have a huge maritime history and this...  more »
  • If you are a maritime museum and Big Ted and Little Ted from Play School are your star attractions, then something isn't quite right. I enjoyed the nostalgia from the 50 years of Play School display.....  more »
  • Great place to bring the kids. Lots to do and learn and the school holiday activities they run are lots of fun even for the parents too. The staff are really lovely and the gift shop has lots of great things to buy.
  • Great spot to go to when in Port Adelaide. Learn about South Australia's maritime history They have interactive displays and it's very educational for family's of all ages.
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