Sep 2016

  • 27 Tue

Sep 2016

  • Tue 27

Event Type

  • 2 girls and 1 boy dressed in costume hats inside the Ships, Clocks and Stars exhibition with the contents of the activity backpacks Activity

    Kids Activity Backpacks

    Explore our latest exhibition Ships, Clocks and Stars with fun and creative activity backpacks especially designed for children ages 2-12.

  • A young boy in a paper pirates hat with his mother doing craft during a mini mariners program Childrens Activity

    Mini Mariners

    The Maritime Museum welcomes 2-5-year-olds and their parents/carers!

  • A young boy & girl creating block prints at the museum kids on deck program Childrens Activity

    Kids on Deck

    Play, create, and discover with art, games and dress ups!

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  • Child looking through a sextant at Cabinet of Curiosities Childrens Activity

    Cabinet of Curiosities

    Explore wonderful and curious artefacts in this interactive discovery device in our galleries.

  • School Holidays Spring 2016 Childrens Activity

    School Holidays

    It’s fun for the whole family these school holidays with special events, activities, exhibitions and more.

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  • An actor dressed up as a lighthouse keeper with a lighthouse in the background. Childrens Activity

    Theatre performances

    Mr Grinling is a lighthouse keeper with a big, hungry problem- pesky seagulls who eat their fill of his food. Join the flock of cheeky gulls as you go head to head with the charming Mrs Grinling, Mr Grinling and Hamish the cat.

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  • Child looking through a sextant at Cabinet of Curiosities Childrens Activity

    Cyanotype Sundays

    Create your own spectacular sun prints and learn about the science behind this special photographic process.

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  • A toddler in the at play in the museum Childrens Activity

    Under 5s Tour:

    Discover animal photos and specimens on display at the museum with movement, songs and storytime in a fun and interactive learning program especially designed for toddlers.

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  • 2 seniors in Wharf 7 looking at wooden boats Event

    Behind the scenes Tour

    Take a fascinating behind-the-scenes tour of the Maritime Heritage Centre in the historic Wharf 7 building.

  • 2 seniors in Wharf 7 looking at wooden boats Event

    Members Maritime Series

    Join us for exclusive members talks and behind the scenes previews.

  • The Colours of India rooftop projection Event

    Colours of India

    The museum's roof comes to life with the Colours of India to celebrate Australia’s shared history with India this Confluence Festival.

  • The museum's HMB Endeavour replica under full sail in open sea Vessel

    HMB Endeavour

    Come on board one of the world's most accurate maritime replica vessels.

  • The museum's HMB Endeavour replica under partial sail in open sea Vessel

    Sail the Endeavour

    Step back in time and experience history on the world-famous replica of James Cook's HMB Endeavour and challenge yourself to do something extraordinary.

  • The museum's navy destroyer HMAS Vampire at the museum wharf Vessel

    Destroyer: HMAS Vampire

    Climb aboard the HMAS Vampire, Australia's largest museum vessel and the last of the country's big gun ships.