Get a glimpse of life at sea.

Climb on board our vessels with your family for an unforgettable experience. Here you'll find one of the largest and most diverse fleets of any museum in the world - tall ships, navy vessels, a submarine, beautifully restored historic boats and our immersive experience Action Stations.

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

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Come aboard a real-life submarine and venture into the secret world of submarine warfare.

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Come aboard the hard-working patrol boat HMAS Advance, commissioned in 1968 and serving out of Darwin until 1977.

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Climb aboard the magnificent Australian-built replica of James Cook's ship.

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An unmanned lightship.

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Vietnamese refugees arrived by this boat in 1977.

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The smallest vessel in the collection.

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An elegant ex-naval timber launch

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Our own lighthouse, now far from its original location at Cape Bowling Green.

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The oldest vessel in the collection.

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