Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story, Melbourne

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Specialty Museum
Would-be pirates will be highly entertained at Polly Woodside, a historic museum ship moored at South Wharf. At Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story, learn what it was like to navigate treacherous waters and load cargo at Melbourne’s iconic tall ship, intended for deep-water trade around the world. Roam the Belfast-built, iron-hulled barque from 1885 and experience Australia’s maritime history. A visit to the interactive gallery and the officers’ cabin will keep children (of all ages) entertained. Our Melbourne trip generator makes visiting Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story and other Melbourne attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Nice location, good for a short visit. Gave a nice history of the vessel and the hardships of life at sea. Seemed to be aimed for kids and families with children.  more »
  • As a member of the National Trust, I had free entry being greeted by a couple of friendly receptionists. The movie about the last voyage of the ship in 1904 was riveting, graphically showing the hards...  more »
  • We visited with our 7 & 10 year olds whom both really enjoyed the tour. They thought it was hilarious when they had to scrub the decks. The staff were very engaging and taught our kids and us the hist...  more »