Apps and Games

Making Learning Fun

Download our educational apps and games to keep children 'edu-tained'.

  • Play the Pompeii Trader Game

    Pompeii Trader

    Play Pompeii Trader and get a glimpse at what life was like in a busy Roman port, and learn about the items imported and exported all across the Roman Empire.

    Hear what Pliny the Elder had to say about Garum (fish sauce) from Rome and Emeralds from Egypt. Play Pompeii Trader now.

    Download the Maritime Museum Visitor App

    Put a Tour Guide in Your Pocket

    Download our Visitor App to get extra information, photos, audio and video, as well as themed tours of the museum. Always know where you are, and craft your own tour. It's constantly updating.

    Get it on Google Play or the App Store.

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    Lucy’s Adventures

    The museum’s Lucy's Adventures app encourages children to explore Australia’s links with the sea through pictures, movies and puzzles. It's a great way for kids aged 3 to 7 to stay entertained, hone important skills, and learn what the museum does. 

    Available now on iTunes and Google Play.

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    Prove you are a pirate

    Is a pirate's life for you? Learn about pirates past, present and future when you take the fun, interactive pirate's quiz.

    Play the game.

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    Viking Traders Game

    Did the Vikings really trade as far as Baghdad? Where else did they go and what did they trade? Discover the Viking trading routes using this interactive tool.

    Play the game. (Note: this is a browser-based game. It works well in Firefox and Internet Explorer, but has had issues with Chrome).

    Viking Trading Game

    Viking Training School

    Welcome to Vikings training school! Vikings were fierce warriors, clever craftspeople and skilled navigators at sea.

    Play the game courtesy of the National Museums Scotland.

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    Voyage Game

    The Voyage is an online game based on real convict voyages. Players make decisions, solve problems and deal with conflicts on a perilous journey across the globe. Sign on for your voyage here!