Ticket prices and bookings

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Ticket prices

We're open every day 9.30 am - 5.00 pm (6.00 pm in January)
Closed 25 December (Christmas Day)

Become a member during your visit and we will refund your entry charge for that day.

Ticket type  Adult  Child  Concession  Family  FREE 

Galleries & Exhibitions Ticket

 $7  $3.50  $3.50  $17.50 

ANMM Members, Australian pensioners, ICOM & Museums Australia members, children under four years of age

Beautiful Whale Ticket  $15  $10  $10     ANMM Members 
Big ticket
$27  $16  $16  $70  ANMM Members, children under four years of age 

FREE ENTRY TO THE PERMANENT GALLERIES on the FIRST THURSDAY of the month (excluding public & school holidays. Does not include entry to temporary exhibitions and vessels)


Ticket types

Galleries and Exhibitions Ticket

Provides access to all core exhibitions, and some temporary exhibitions.

Big Ticket

Provides access to everything open at the museum on the day of your visit, including:

Ticket definitions

Adult: 16 years and older
Child: 4-15 years (free vessels entry for children under four years).
Children need to be 90 centimetres or taller to board HMB Endeavour replica,  or submarine HMAS Onslow and some visiting vessels (ask at the ticket desk regarding visiting vessels).
Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult when boarding the vessels.
Concession: This includes students with Australian or International Student Card identification,  Australian pensioners with an identity card, and Australian and International Seniors with an identity card.
Australian pensioners: Australian pensioner concession card holders receive free entry to the Galleries and Exhibitions and the concession rate on the Big Ticket.
Group: Pre-booked groups of 10 people or more enjoy a 20% discount off the ticket prices listed above.
Family: Two adults and a maximum of three children. (Applicable to new museum entry conditions only)

School visits

School group bookings are essential. To discuss arrangements for your school visit, please contact the bookings office  on +61 2 9298 3655 or email bookings@anmm.gov.au.

Find out more about school visits

Vacation care holiday program

We welcome vacation care groups to enjoy a full day of organised activities in the school holidays. Our vacation care program runs from 10 am - 4 pm and includes:

  • Core galleries and exhibitions
  • All Kids on Deck activities
  • Entry to the destroyer HMAS Vampire, the submarine HMAS Onslow and HMB Endeavour.
  • Free entry for two adults per 10 children
  • Free bus parking
  • $4 extra/child for 1874 tall ship James Craig.

Cost: $10 per child (for groups of 10 children or more)

Bookings and cost: Phone +61 2 9298 3655or email bookings@anmm.gov.au

Member events

To book member events, please email members@anmm.gov.au or phone (02) 9298 3644

Become a member

Ticket enquiries

For further information, please email info@anmm.gov.au or phone +61 2 9298 3777

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