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Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Corner Davey & Argyle Streets | Carnegie Building, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
(03) 6234 1427
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Ranked #12 of 46 Attractions in Hobart
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Woodend, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was a great Museum, we were lucky enough to be there on their 40th birthday! Lots of interesting artifacts from old Hobart

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46 reviews 46 reviews
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35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Seems as though the museum was designed in the 50's and hasn't changed. We had to find the staff to gain entrance

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Toowoomba, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Loved it....and the cheeky Navy swabbies at the front door.....allow your self plenty of time to take it all in......outstanding.

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Perth, Australia
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193 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Whilst not the "best maritime museum I have visited, it was one of the cheapest entry fees, and has a good range of interesting displays. I spent 1-1/2 hours here in a relaxed atmosphere taking in all the museum had to offer. Could easily have spent longer, but they closed at 5. The 2 gentlemen there provided a warm welcome,... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

A fantastic Museum for Hobart, staffed by volunteers. Nice nautical themed gift shop as well. Well worth visiting.

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Geelong, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Certainly well worth a look when you're in Hobart. the museum contains a considerable amount of maritime memorabilia and a significant number of ship models on display.

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Ipswich, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

It displayed various timelines and maritime events of Hobart. The display items were well cared for and well looked after. The volunteers were older gents with sea legs. There was a good selection of nautical souvenirs.

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Sydney, Australia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
50 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The sea brought Europeans to Tasmania and Tasmania has lived off the sea for the centuries. Much of that is recounted here. The model ships indicate the technological changes and also the social changes as passenger ships brought first visitor and then migrants. I also found the wall of nautical knots fascinating. I did not notice much hands on stuff... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I would have liked some information on Ernest Shackleton or Tom Creane. The place was very interesting and gave a great insight into the maritime industry back in the day

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Newly refurbished. Great art displays and interactive exhibits. Excellent insight into The Antarctic bases and local aboriginal history and culture

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