Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane

(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
A large, well-tended complex on the banks of the Brisbane River, Queensland Maritime Museum documents the history of naval activity in the region. The museum features some life-size examples of ships and boats, as well as a library that contains documents, pictures, and a variety of artifacts related to maritime life. Founded in 1971, Queensland Maritime Museum hosts as many as 35,000 visitors each year. Take a look at our Brisbane trip itinerary builder to schedule your visit to Queensland Maritime Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We found the museum at the end of the Goodwill Bridge at the South Bank end. It was really interesting to see HMAS Diamentina in the dry dock, the lightship and other maritime curiosities. Well worth ...  more »
  • This museum has lots of good information and displays, anyone interested in boats will find plenty to keep them occupied.  more »
  • Being interested in naval boats , This was the first time I was able to look at things un escorted or preasure . Probably went were I was not suposed to go but i did , It was great . Engine room was a...  more »
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  • Fantastic location on the water with a serene view of the water and city. The historic ambience of the structure and ship combine to make this a place I will be coming back to. Strongly recommend.
  • Very good and awesome that you can go down into the dry dock now. Seems like some work needs to be done on the inside now. There some great stuff in there but it's not being used to its full potential.
  • Great place to learn a bit of history. Not as good as the one in Sydney however.
  • Don't miss this place. Worth a visit.
  • Although small but it has a good set of exhibits. And Diamantina is absolutely a must to see from the inside.