Australian National Maritime Museum is ideal for a fun filled day out exploring various Australian maritime activities, European seafaring, aquatic sport, as well as maritime defence of Australia's shores.
Be sure to check out Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre which houses the Vaughan Evans Library, boat building workshops, museum collection storage, ship model workshop, conservation laboratory and display area. If you are a water sports enthusiast, you won’t want to miss out on the spectacular exhibition that the Museum houses. Here, you will be able to climb into and explore the Blackmores First Lady – Australia's most famous yacht. Since it's official opening in 1991 the Australian National Maritime Museum has accrued a collection of over 40,000 objects.
The museum offers a number of different activities for all ages. If you are feeling really adventurous, they even offer a sailing cruise on the beautiful Sydney Harbour in either an authentic tall ship or onboard a luxury yacht.
Cost: Admission charges apply. See official website for details.
Hours:Daily 9:30am – 5:00pm (6.00pm in January); Closed Christmas Day
Website: Australian National Maritime Museum
Address: 2 Murray Street, Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia
Nearby attractions: Star City Casino and Lyric Theatre, Sydney Aquarium, Wild Life Sydney, Imax Theatre, Chinese Gardens, Powerhouse Museum, Paddy's Market and Chinatown
|Getting There on Transit|
|Monorail / Train / Bus||Station / Stop||Walking Time|
|Monorail||Harbourside Stop||1 minute|
|Light Rail||Prymont Bay Stop||1 minute|
|Train||Town Hall Station||17 minutes|
By Monorail: exit at Harbourside Monorail Stop. The museum is immediately north of the station. (1 minute).
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