A great day out for the whole family
Join us for creative activities, lively performances, character tours and face painting.
Join us for special themed family fun Sundays twice a term with creative activities, lively performances, character tours and face painting.
Join us as we celebrate International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend with visiting vessels and creative activities for the whole family.
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Steam, steer, sail and soar! Join us for a special day of family fun celebrating marvellous movers in our collection.
Enjoy a boat ride on visiting steam launch Lady Hopetoun, join an interactive circus workshop, take a family-friendly character tour through the galleries or get creative with crafty fun and face painting in Kids on Deck.
Celebrate Lunar New Year and all the grand traditions of dragon boat racing and sailing regattas at the Museum’s special family fun day, Row Row Regattas!
Enjoy spectacular Lion dance performances, musical storytelling, on water displays, facepainting and creative arts and craft activities.
This event is part of the City of Sydney’s 2016 Chinese New Year festival.
Shiver me timbers, the pirates are here! Explore the history of the Golden Age of Piracy with authentic displays of 17th and 18th century pirates at battle, at play and at work. Join our special guest historical re-enactors and come dressed in your buccaneering best for a day of family fun at the museum.
To celebrate the launch of our all-new immersive experience Action Stations we're running a whole month of family fun Sunday events saluting to all things navy and nautical. Enjoy a range of creative activities including face painting, performances, displays by the Royal Australian Navy and more.
Every Sunday in November & 6 December
Make the most of our Kids Go Free promotion. Children aged 16 and under can enjoy FREE Big Ticket entry every day, all day, right through November. Includes access to Action Stations!
Get ready for the International Talk like a Pirate celebrations with a day of swashbuckling fun at the museum. Dress in your buccaneer best for a chance to win great prizes, take a treasure hunt, meet a historic Pirate re-enactor, join in interactive circus games, create pirate crafts, enjoy face painting and more.
Sunday 16 August - Harbour Hoots
Join us as we celebrate International Lighthouse and Lightship weekend with visiting tugboats and creative activities for the whole family.
Sydney Heritage Fleet
Join us as we celebrate World Oceans and World Sea Turtle day with creative crafts, face painting, character tours and storytelling.
Kids on Deck
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