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Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum is a distinct attraction that is strategically located at the far end of spectacular Darling Harbour.

This family-friendly attraction is a popular choice for visitors who would like to learn more about the country’s maritime history while enjoying a great day outside.

Australian National Maritime Museum Discount Ticket Prices, Sydney NSW

Home to ships, boats, exhibitions and informative displays, there is so much to enjoy at the Maritime Museum. Take a trip into a submarine and enjoy the amazing underwater world. Head out onto some large ships and view the massive gun destroyers.

The HMB Endeavour is a vessel on display and one that best captures the journey of discovery by Captain Cook. This is one of the world’s most precise replica vessels, so take a step back in time and try to imagine what this voyage must have felt like by taking a walk around its decks.

Other vessels worth checking out include Thistle (the smallest vessel in the collection), Akarana (the oldest vessel), as well as the Krait Trawler. In addition to the vessels, the Australian National Maritime Museum also hosts regular events; such as the weekly Family Fun Sunday, the Seaside Strollers Tour, as well as a host of kids’ activities.

Free Wifi is available in the museum and there is a cloakroom in the main foyer. The museum is accessible for wheelchairs and prams, however, the ships are not as there is climbing and narrow spaces. There is a museum kiosk on site where you can purchase lunch or a light snack and there are also picnic tables on site if you would like to bring your own lunch.

The Australian National Maritime Museum can be reached via train. Alight at Town Hall or Central Station and the museum is a 20-minute walk from there. If you wish to drive, you can park at the Harbourside Car Park for around $15 per day with a rebate from the museum.

2 Murray St
Sydney, NSW

Operating Hours
9:30am - 5pm

Extended to 6pm in January
Last boarding time for Submarine and Tall Ships: 4:10pm
Closed Christmas Day

(02) 9298 3777


Ticket Prices / Admission
Big Ticket (Unlimited access to everything open at the museum on the day of your visit)
Adult: $32
Child (Under 4rs): Free
Child (4-15yrs): $20
Family (3Ad + 2Ch): $79
Concession: $20 (Australian full-time student card, ISIC - International Student Card, Australian or New Zealand Senior, Australian Pensioner)
Members: Free

Group 20% discount on Big Ticket prices for groups of 10 or more

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