Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story, Melbourne
(3.8/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Polly Woodside is an iron hulled, three masted barque that was built in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1885. The ship sailed most of its days around Australia and New Zealand. The barque, now restored h...  more »
  • Great fun, the kids loved it (x2 8 year olds). As well as being fun it was educational, lots of things were learned as they scrubbed the deck and carried the cargo. 
  • Enjoyable visit on the ship with friendly staff putting on a pirate themed event. Amazing to see how travel by ship has changed since those early days.