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Australian National Maritime Museum

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
From $14.66*
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
From $14.66*
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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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Great day out, especially to go on board the replica of the Endeavour, the volunteers on board bring to life the story of Cook, Banks and crew. So interesting and this would be fantastic for school aged kids learning about Australia's history. Also went on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KerriP18
Reviewed 6 days ago

Brilliant place to visit on Darling Harbour. The James Cameron film is a must (about 40 minutes long) and the museum has many interesting sections. The ticket also included access to the ships outside including a submarine and a working replica of the Endeavour. The...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank stevemNewcastle
Reviewed 1 week ago

The free portion of this museum is excellent! we ended up paying to see the ships in the harbor and the special exhibit and enjoyed those very much too -- need 1/2 day to see everything

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lulu1996
Reviewed 1 week ago

Used the Sydney attraction pass which gave us The big Ticket. This allowed entry onto all the ships, all 3d cinema shows and special exhibitions as well as The lighthouse. The temporary exhibition was incredible but I was unimpressed with the 3D cinema. A highlight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tanyabailey934
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to visit the James Cameron exhibition and spend a couple of hours going through all the maritime displays and the ships on show. Its very interesting and you can be there for a couple of hours. They have a cafe on site where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Smithsabroad123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was recommended as one of the top 5 museums to visit on sydney. I only had a day to explor Sydney on my own so I picked this museum as it was quite unique. I was not disappointed at all. I thought I would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank asdaSap
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Entry to the galleries is free (though you have to get a stamp on your hand from the front desk). There is an installation in the foyer of ghost net works (Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost Nets of the Ocean) which is only...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ladybugsSydney
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this attraction, quite by accident. We were the only passengers returning on a Yellow Water Taxi, so the operator dropped us here. We toured the submarine (watch your head!) and Destroyer, both moored here. There are retired naval personnel to show you around...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited on Remembrance Sunday and was able to be part of the 11am silence - a doubly solemn occasion in the surroundings of former Cold War vessels. The floating exhibits range widely from sub to Bounty replica and for the most part the volunteer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Finlo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Toured around 5 ship, including 2 tall ship and down in a submarine. Guide were everywhere full of information too. Museum was full information too along with screens and exhibits

Date of experience: November 2018
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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