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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  • We originally had planned to do Sealife with our kids (7,10) but my son spotted the navy boats on the other side of the marina so we decided to go check it out. My husband on crutches was able to mana...  more »
  • It is a museum of the sea (ships) next to Darling Harbour. Admission is free and we were able to visit the hotel (some of the ships are available for a fee). Sydney has a lot of free museums, so you can go sightseeing with a wallet. It was still a new facility or a very beautiful facility overall.
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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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