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Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

Museum and History Museum
Darling Harbour
  • Christoph S.
    "Original warships with former crew giving tours!"(3 Tips)
    ELS Universal English College
    "We loved going on board the destroyer, submarine and tall ship."(3 Tips)
    Ian L.
    "Volunteer guides are friendly and helpful @ANMMuseum"(2 Tips)
    Meagan F.
    "... should go to see the Endevour replica, the volunteers knowledge is excellent! The..."(2 Tips)
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  • Meagan F.
    Meagan FowlerDecember 16, 2013
    Every Aussie should go to see the Endevour replica, the volunteers knowledge is excellent! The Vampire warship and Onslow submarine are also worth a look.
  • Balázs G.
    Balázs G.January 4
    Fascinating experience to board a submarine and a destroyer. The museum inside is quite static in comparison. Note: the tall ship James Craig at the side is not part of the museum and is free to visit
  • Max H.
    Max HegermanNovember 4, 2015
    Be sure to spend some time at the Welcome Wall, which chronicles the millions of people (like me and my family) who have settled in this wonderful place. We'll be on the wall soon! 😊
  • Ian L.
    Ian LevenMarch 16, 2013
    Buy the 'big ticket' $25/$15 and explore the Endevour replica, Vampire Navy destroyer and Onslow submarine. Definitely the highlights of the visit. Volunteer guides are friendly and helpful @ANMMuseum
  • Dominic T.
    Dominic TamJanuary 6
    General Admission which includes almost everything except visit to the boat & sub is FREE! The museum has a dedicated area for infants and a separate large play area for children.
  • Oliver M.
    Oliver MagroFebruary 21, 2015
    The Endeavour wasn't in the harbour but it was still a good afternoon out. Enjoyed the submarine (in particular) and their volunteer guides are so passionate it's a pleasure listening to them.
  • Virginia G.
    Virginia GordonOctober 15, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    A great museum - so interesting - the special exhibitions are wellpresented with mixed media. The gift shop has really tasteful and fun and interesting things for all ages. Love this place.
  • ELS Universal English College
    Boards ships and experience what life is like on the water. We loved going on board the destroyer, submarine and tall ship. You will pay $32 for full access. Cheaper rates for regular visits.
  • ELS Universal English College
    Entry is free to the museum's core exhibitions, special temporary exhibitions, Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre, North Wharf and marina (to view small vessels) and Cape Bowling Green Lighthouse.
  • Danica S.
    Danica SevillaJuly 4, 2014
    If you're a whale lover like myself, get the Big Ticket ($27) and pay an extra $7 to see life-size photos of whales!
  • ANMMuseum A.
    ANMMuseum AdminMay 30, 2012
    Hi there. Just to confirm some of the tips, the museum did introduced a small entry fee as of 2 December 2011. Check our website for admissions info
  • Andreas D.
    Andreas DannertApril 8, 2013
    This place is not only great for one interested in Australia's Maritime History, but also for kids to explore!
  • Lina G.
    Lina GonzoJanuary 29, 2013
    Be sure to wear comfortable shoes! Crawling around the submarine, destroyer, and tall ship is hard on shoes and clothes.
  • Citibank A.
    Citibank AustraliaOctober 10, 2011
    Join in as Chefs, food artisans and activists consider food future at talks, dinners, discussions and even a pedal-pushers’ tour in October as part of the CSIFF 2011. Read more
  • Hugo B.
    Hugo BrownOctober 4, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place to take the young ones to see abit of maritime history and right in city.
  • Samuel N.
    Samuel NgApril 15, 2012
    The basic museum used to be free, but no longer. It's $7 or $3.50 for concessions. $25/$10 to include visits to the vessels.
  • Katanya S.
    Katanya ShanzyMarch 29, 2010
    they have amazing children's activities in the school holidays, the whole musuem is of great quality and interest, I wish I lived closer Read more
  • Vic
    VicAugust 17, 2014
    Free every month on the first Thursday. Doesn't include special exhibits
  • Tobias J.
    Tobias JahnkuhnJanuary 11, 2015
    + very interesting to board all the ships - exhibition inside the main building is not realy interesting
  • Tom W.
    Tom WApril 10, 2012
    Awesome museum, worth paying to be able go onto the bigger ships.
  • Kirst S.
    Kirst ScottAugust 31, 2015
    Definitely buy the pass to have access on board the ships and sub.
  • Natalee-Jewel K.
    Natalee-Jewel KirbyJune 13, 2012
    Great destination for an event! Great staff, food and facilities!
  • Jackson T.
    Jackson TsaiJanuary 21, 2015
    Navy museum located near cook harbor
  • Pavlos V.
    Pavlos VrionidesDecember 12, 2013
    The visit to the ships and submarine was well worth it
  • Nerijus K.
    Nerijus KriauciunasApril 20, 2013
    You can wonder in the ship yard wirhout paying a fee. Will no get into the ships but will see them from close
  • Roguequeen71 G.
    Roguequeen71 GJune 21, 2010
    The Minimariners program on Tuesdays during school term is just fantastic but make sure you ring to book a place. It's very popular.
  • Emil I.
    Emil IdadFebruary 19, 2013
    Trip for Firyal school activities: Making News, Walking with my Family to Australia National Maritime Museum, Tuesday 19 Feb 2013
  • Duncan P.
    Duncan PJOctober 19, 2014
    How do you separate the men from the boys in the navy? With a crobar!
  • AJ C.
    AJ CameronMarch 12, 2012
    Not free - $7 for musuem entry or $25 for all including viewing of ships.
  • Christoph S.
    Christoph SchützOctober 23, 2015
    Original warships with former crew giving tours!
  • Eylem O.
    Eylem OzturkJuly 21, 2015
    Great exhibition ! #undiscovered
  • Nancy G.
    Nancy GeorgesAugust 4, 2011
    Don't forget to visit the Museum Store!
  • J
    JFebruary 27, 2016
    Permanent exhibition is free
  • Tomáš M.
    Tomáš MatějkaAugust 12, 2015
    Cook's ship, submarine, warship. Who gives you more.
  • David
    DavidJanuary 14, 2013
    They are open until 6pm in January.....
  • Nancy G.
    Nancy GeorgesNovember 1, 2011
    Great store & great exhibitions!
  • Damien G.
    Damien GardnerMay 8, 2010
    Don't bother walking all the way up here if you've got a kid under 3 feet tall - not allowed on the boats even with if they're in a hiking pack..
  • Vee A.
    Vee AntoinetteSeptember 29, 2015
    Great experience
  • Janet W.
    Janet WilliamsJanuary 6, 2016
    So professionally presented.
  • Alex T.
    Alex TorranceFebruary 13, 2014
    One for dads?
  • Masa H.
    Masa HaseMarch 18
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