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Australian National Maritime Museum

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Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
From $14.54*
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
From $14.54*
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We share stories of the sea. Visit us in Darling Harbour to explore tall ships and beautiful boats, dive under the sea on a submarine, discover contemporary exhibitions and enjoy creative family activities.
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2 Murray St | Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9298 3777
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I took my 13 yr old son and his 11yr old friend last saturday morning. We bought a half price $10 CUDO ticket for unlimited entry throughout the day. We were on a deadline to meet up later for lunch, and due to weather constraints...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FionaMahl
Reviewed 6 days ago

I have recently been to the Australian National Maritime Museum, located in Sydney's Darling Harbour, and had a wonderful experience looking at various exhibits with the help from their friendly and knowledgable guides.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Happyexpeditioner
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent an entire day at the Sydney Maritime Museum. It wasn’t on our original to-do list but we opted to go there partly because of the heat since it was air conditioned. We started outside with the 3 vessels since they said they would...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank OregonResident
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can see much of the museum for free. You need a ticket for the ships in the harbour. It lives up to its logo - MU SEA UM - because it’s about the sea, not just ships & boats. We learnt a lot about...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank FMW13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived late in the day and was lucky enough to be the only person doing the last guided tour of the Vampire, and man, was it a treat! My guide (Ross? Rob?) was ever-so-knowledgeable, taking the time to explain the history and features of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AprilChaplin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum is a lovely spot we go to often, yet if you have small kids & it is raining it is even more amazing... it has a lovely little play area that you can take your child to, before, after exploring the museum. My...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 97biancaw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Galleries tell story of development since Europeans first landed. Really interesting history. Great for anyone with a naval background especially

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank cascboss
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was not originally on out itinerary but when we walked passed it along the harbour, we thought maybe we should see as there were alot of ships parked outside. And on our last day, im glad we got to visit this place. It was...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dby_traveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of my favorite places in Sydney. Go through a submarine, walk through a replica of Captain Cooks ship, see the Harbor and lots of maritime artifacts

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank eaglecadd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The National Maritime Museum located in Darling Harbour has an extensive selection of boats to visit, and one of the highlights for anyone must be the submarine. The exhibits are attended by retired seamen whom have their own stories to tell, and they love every...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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January 19, 2019|
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Response from seamuseum_ | Property representative |
Hi Rosie, absolutely! You will receive a stamp at the front desk with your Big Ticket pass, and this will allow you to leave and come back to the museum as you wish on that day.You're also welcome to check out the vessels... More
December 2, 2015|
Response from seamuseum_ | Property representative |
Hi, Most visitors stay at the museum for half a day, but you could easily spend the whole day exploring - with a submarine, navy destroyer, the replica of James Cooks endeavour, 6 permanent galleries and the new Action... More
March 25, 2015|
Response from ANMMuseum | Property representative |
Hi aismanggo, The Australian National Maritime Museum is best experienced with our 'Big Ticket' which provides access to everything open at the museum on the day of your visit, including: • Vessels – submarine HMAS Onslow... More