Maritime Museum of Tasmania, Hobart

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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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  • Given Tasmania's prominence in early Australian maritime travel one would expect many exhibits which provide a more comprehensive exposition. It is hard to believe that more relics over close to 2 cen...  more »
  • Cold wet miserable day, stumbled across this little gem. Run by volunteers, nearly didn't go in as a bawked at $10 entry fee. Glad I did venture in though, small but jam packed with interesting displa...  more »
  • Well laid out, reasonable entry fee. Allow a couple of hours to either read exhibit info or listen to video material.  more »
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  • Interesting and we'll attended by volunteer helpers.
  • Worthwhile museum to see the history of Australia's discovery
  • Some interesting displays, but not a very big museum.
  • 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...
  • It's ok