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Queensland Maritime Museum

Address: Southbank | (near the Goodwill Bridge), Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 3844 5361
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Ranked #41 of 279 things to do in Brisbane
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Wonderful informative venue - fabulous displays from early Australian Maritime history through to modern times. . At present, there is a submarine & War ship to wander and explore. . Great for Families - located at Southbank

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Island of Malta, Malta
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109 reviews 109 reviews
48 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This is a modestly sized museum situated at one end of the cultural South bank of Brisbane. If travelling on foot from the city centre then the easiest way to get there is to take the City Hopper ferry from North Quay to the museum. At the time of writing the museum's own quay is closed for refurbishment but there... More 

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Maroochydore, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This is worth the money and the experience you get from this maritime museum. It took us over two hours and we could have stayed longer. I encourage people to go. We used the headsets to do our tour which gave us audio commentary of the workings of the museum and history of the ships. Don't forget to ask for... More 

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We spent about 2.5 hours at the museum, and could have spent more if we hadn't needed to eat. Overall, there are some great pieces to see and hear about at the museum. *TIP* make sure you get a headset. It will not be nearly as enjoyable without it The Diamantina Frigate was worth entrance by itself for those that... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

This is the best maritime museum I have visited in Australia. It is on the smaller side but what they have is truly amazing. The HMAS Diamantina - the worlds last river class frigate as worth the entrance fee on its own. The ship is in a dry dock so can be viewed for all angles but what made it... More 

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Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Loved the section on women at sea. Loved the walk through the ship. Very enjoyable experience all round.

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Buddina, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I'm glad I visited because there are many interesting items to view at this museum but by world or even national standards this place is in need of a serious capital injection and upgrade. The museum is staffed by dedicated, helpful and knowledgeable volunteers who do their best with an obviously limited resource base. The key exhibits, including the Diamantina... More 

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Erskine Park
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I was excited to visit this museum, as I have visited the Sydney museum on a number of occasions. I really enjoyed the HMAS Diamantina, however the remainder of the museum was disappointing. It desperately needs funds from the state government to enhance the offer there. In comparison with Sydney's Maritime Museum, there is no comparison...Brisbane's Maritime Museum deserves better...

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

A wonderful place to learn about the maritime history of Queensland and in particular Brisbane. Manned by volunteers who are very knowledgeable. Accessible by public transport

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Wollongong, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
17 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The main attraction is the former HMAS Diamantina. I made my first trip on this warship many many moons ago. I had not seen her since and when I first saw her she was not "dressed" as a warship so this was a unique experience for me. I was surprised at her armament. Also at the Museum is Jessica Watsons'... More 

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