South Australian Maritime Museum, Port Adelaide

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Inspirock Rating:
4.5/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web
A compact and animated facility, South Australian Maritime Museum has an appropriate location in the old warehouses of the Elders Bond & Free Stores. These bluestone buildings--constructed in the mid-19th century--serve as home to a collection of more than 20,000 objects and a further 20,000 images. The museum plays an important role in the preservation of the state’s naval past, an area of history with great significance to the region. Plan your South Australian Maritime Museum visit and explore what else you can see and do in Port Adelaide using our Port Adelaide vacation generator.
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  • Place to check out if you're into museums and want to learn about the past maritime era. Took the kids and they had fun on the full size ancient yaught/boat that was there. It was a good little visit,...  read more »
  • This is a very good museum with a tremendous amount of information about the early settlers from Europe. Whilst we were there a school party were being given a tour with talks from the staff and it wa...  read more »
  • This is not your average museum. It is more interactive. Definitely a great place to take children. Love this more hands on display of our maritime history. 
  • Fantastic place to visit. Staff are friendly and more than happy to pass on their knowledge. So much too see. Well worth the visit
  • I was most impressed with the SA Maritime Museum! It has displays of wide-ranging interest for South Australians and visitors alike. As a former teacher, I could see students who visit the facility and the port area getting motivated to produce high achievement assignments.
  • Very interesting museum for those both nautically inclined or those interested in the maritime history of South Australia.
  • Great place! I'm doing my Year 7 HEIT (Humanities, English and I.T) project on it. I'm making an ad and walking around taking footage and notes there was enjoyable as well as educational!
  • Good museum!
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