Australian National Maritime Museum, Sydney

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Explore the relationship between Australians and the sea at the Australian National Maritime Museum. Tour seven main galleries and learn about Aboriginal life on the water, the voyage across the ocean to Australia, the ocean as a natural resource, fun and leisure on the water, the Australian navy, and the Australian-American relations. Outside, board three museum ships, including a large sailboat, a destroyer, and a submarine. Plan to see Australian National Maritime Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Sydney travel route planner.
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  • This place had fantastic exhibitions to look around and it was really good to be able to get to see HMAS Vampire. Well worth a visit  more »
  • This is an interesting place to see some different ships that are on display in the harbor. If you are limited for time you can walk by the ships at the dock and its free..  more »
  • There is such a great range of exhibits here that every member of the family will be involved, from your 5 year old to your grandad. The permanent fixtures like the submarine and the battleship give y...  more »
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  • General Admission which includes almost everything except visit to the boat & sub is FREE! The museum has a dedicated area for infants and a separate large play area for children. The shop has regular special items on sale at very reasonable price. A short walk from darling harbour complex. Easiest assess is by Light Rail The "Big Ticket" get you access to the sub and the tall ship. Definitely worth while but the sub will require some tight stairs climbing and may not suitable for very small children and elderly
  • My son and I were members for about three years, then let membership lapse because his interest in Ships waned. Going there was always a pleasure, and the Member's Lounge was a great retreat on a busy day. His interest in Ships reappeared so we signed up for another two-year membership and it's like old times. In 2018 they are renovating, so the main museum experience is a little disrupted, but the ANMM is still a great place to visit for Kids large & small, young & old.
  • Come and have a great experience stepping into Naval vessels which have seen many battles. See how it is to be inside one of these physically, walk through the most part of them. It's an awesome experience both for adults and kids. Try to reach early as they close down stepping into the ships by 3:30pm to 4:00pm
  • We went only to the free galleries due to limited time... this was a great option for our older primary schoolers who enjoyed reading and viewing the exhibits. Spent about an hour there. Lovely older gent volunteer explained the tickets versus the free galleries.
  • Indoors were typical museum with some interactions. But we were blown away by the outdoor areas and more real life you couldn't get. Thank you. We will be back
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