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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 $14.64*
Australian National Maritime Museum General Entry Ticket
From $14.64*
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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 today

Thouroughly enjoyed the museum!!! The ships were amazing and to have a tour guide walk us through the "Vampire" was so cool and a treat. The submarine was pretty cool too. We had to wait in line for it, but it wasn't too bad. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank SammieSam218
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited the museum on a cruisey morning to then also go look at the shipyard outside. Not a huge museum but a lot of very interesting things including the James Cameron exhibition with videos about deep sea exploration and the Titanic. Currently there is a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank TMM818
Reviewed yesterday

We had some time to fill so went into the museum. Really enjoyed the exhibits - well displayed and informative. Lots of stories accompany the exhibits and these were really interesting. We didn't get to do the James Cameron or other paying exhibits but will...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WaikatoSue
Reviewed 2 days ago

I may be a bit biased as I am involved in the shipping and maritime industry but my unbiased family also enjoyed the museum. The freebie exhibits alone are quite extensive but since we had traveled all the way to Sydney we opted to pay...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DazzaRB
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had put off going to this attraction till we were stroller free :) Our kids loved going on the ship, boats and submarine, a great experience. Amenities were clean. Finished off with a 3D cinema show which was worth it. A word of warning,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WilliamAngh
Reviewed 3 days ago

Crawling about on hands and knees on the Endeavour took us back in time and was only one of the excellent exhibits ranging from Cook's barque through to a submarine a destroyer and a patrol boat. Internal exhibits really interesting Plan on at least 3...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian P
Reviewed 3 days ago

We walked into here not knowing what to expect and we were blown away. First off we just wanted to look around and weren't interested in watching a movie that was a special attraction, the people at the desk said they just needed to stamp...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary Kate D
Reviewed 4 days ago

For welcoming in 2019, I purchased tickets to the Maritime Museum's New Years Eve celebration. If you are visiting Sydney in 2019 from overseas and you are going to be in Sydney for NYE with children- please book ahead - you and your kids wont...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited the National Maritime Museum during the school holidays. There were 3 ships and a submarine to visit as well as exhibitions and a 3D movie. The ships / submarine are staffed by enthusiastic volunteers who really know their stuff. Unlike most exhibits like...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Sushi52
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Impressive museum with nice exhibits of the HMAS Onslow (submarine) and HMAS Vampire (destroyer). Able to walk through and observe life aboard these vessels. Watch the videos at the end of the walk through.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jun Keat C
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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