Amazing Antarctic Adventures
It’s fun for the whole family these school holidays at the Maritime Museum with special events, activities, exhibitions and more.
Have an adventure at the Maritime Museum every school holidays with exhibitions, vessels, hands-on workshops, interactive activities and more. It’s fun for the whole family!
And with handy facilities like a takeaway kiosk, cafe, picnic benches and harbour-side wharf area, the Maritime Museum is hard to beat for winter fun with the kids.
Pre-purchase a great value Big Ticket and beat the queues or buy one on arrival and you'll get entry to all our exhibitions and vessels as well as Kids on Deck and our Theatre Program.
Join us for an after-hours guided tour by torchlight with a very entertaining character guide.
Learn a new skill and get creative at one of our workshops for early teens.
Play, create, and discover with art, games and dress ups!
Screening here daily at 2.30pm during the holidays. Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private join forces with undercover organization The North Wind to stop the villainous Dr. Octavius Brine from destroying the world as we know it.
Round up the little ones for a play in real snow, right here under Pyrmont Bridge. Make your first snow angel, build a friendly snowman or just enjoy the sensation of snow underfoot.
Join us for an imaginative journey around the galleries, interactive storytelling and physical theatre performances inspired by the Amazing Antarctic this holidays.
10.30 – 11.30am & 3 - 4pm daily. Pepper will be roving around outside and in museum foyer.
Explore wonderful and curious specimens and artefacts in this interactive discovery device in our galleries.
Dive in to the museum for lots of great exhibitions for kids and carers alike.
Climb aboard our real-life secret and stealthy submarine HMAS Onslow moored right outside the museum in Darling Harbour, as well as the HMB Endeavour and HMAS Vampire.
Available everyday at YOTS Cafe from Saturday 27 June 2015 to Sunday 12 July 2015:
Junior Grilled fish or mini cheese burger served with chips and milkshake, for children aged 12 and under.
Any main meal served with a glass of wine or cold beer, chosen from a menu of modern Australian cuisine and lovely fresh seafood. This is waterfront dining at its best with views of the Sydney skyline and our submarine and destroyer.
Our Plan Your Visit page has everything you need to know about a trip to the museum.
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The museum offers interesting vacation care programs – that are great value! Vacation care groups can enjoy organised activities every school holidays. Stay all day or come for a few hours.
Extended to 6:00 pm in January
Last boarding time for Submarine and Tall Ships – 4.10pm
Closed Christmas Day 25 December.
+61 2 9298 3777
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Australia National Maritime Museum
Every day 9.30 am - 5 pm
Extend to 6.00 pm in January
Closed Xmas Day 25 Dec.
2 Murrey Street
sydney NSW 2000, AU
+61 2 9298 3777