Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story, Melbourne

(3.7/5 based on 130+ 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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  • The crew were dressed up as pirates and had the kids scrubbing decks, doing tug of war and chasing gold. The kids loved it. The ship is a beautiful old sailing ship currently being upgraded. Great caf...  more »
  • In this part of the world these ships are rare, I though the Museum had done a great job, and the ship was a fascinating piece of history, When I was visiting there was a staff member on boarding doin...  more »
  • We took our 5 year old granddaughter to visit the Polly Woodside and it was Pirate Day, first Sunday every month. Staff and even the pirates were friendly and helpful. They created a great atmosphere ...  more »