Explore the wonderful undersea world of shipwrecks and sea creatures as you touch and feel your way through our mysterious Cabinet of Curiosities.
Touch and feel wonderful and curious artefacts in this delightful discovery device, located in the galleries.
How much does a diving bell weigh? Could you walk with a diving boot on? How many rows of teeth does a shark actually have? Find out for yourself as you explore the Cabinet of Curiosities.
It's a rare opportunity to go into a museum and actually touch things as much as you want.
Heft a harpoon (with supervision!) and feel actual nails taken from a real life shipwreck. And, if you've ever wondered what the sperm whale tooth feel likes - now's your chance.
The Cabinet of Curiosities is open regularly. Come and explore it for yourself.
During School Term 1:
Sundays: 11am – 12pm and 2pm – 3pm
Entry is FREE.
FREE with entry. No bookings required. See our Admissions page for prices and to book your museum tickets.
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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.
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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