Maritime Museum of Tasmania, Hobart

Categories: Military Museums, Museums
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4.2/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
At Maritime Museum of Tasmania, find informative displays about aboriginal watercraft, early European explorers, and whalers. Learn why the sea is so important to Tasmania and its residents and how the maritime industry developed. The historic building houses ship models and over 100,000 photos. Treasures include a hatchway from Joseph Conrad’s barque Otago and the eagle stern-board from the 1856 American whaler Islander. Our Hobart vacation generator makes visiting Maritime Museum of Tasmania and other Hobart attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Really great place to spend 1-2 hours to learn all about the history of maritime in Tassie. Has 2 levels, great amounts of information and history, friendly staff and wheelchair accessible! 
  • If you have an interest in the maritime history of Tasmania, you will love this place. It is packed with everything maritime. Place it toward the top of your list, you will not regret it! 
  • Had a day in Hobart so took myself of to The Maritime Museum. Sunny day wandering around the streets and lovely looking out to Constitution Docks. Cost me $10.00 to get in and worth seeing. All those ...  read more »
  • Meh. Takes about 45mins but perhaps you could stretch to 2 hours if you read absolutely everything. Staff are friendly. Very small but well laid out. If you're into ships in a big way, I suspect this would be fascinating...
  • Really interesting insight into maritime history
  • Great stories of Tasmanian Maritime history
  • Some interesting displays, but not a very big museum.
  • Interesting enough but at $9 for adults not really worth the trip inside when the much better Tasmania Museum is just down the road for free.
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