Container the Box that Changed the World Outdoor Exhibition Australian National Maritime Museum

Visit this free, outdoor show and discover the secrets of the box that changed the world.

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16 Oct 2017 - 01 Oct 2018

HMAS Vampire

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

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Onslow in front of Waterfront Pavillion

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

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Navy patrol boat HMAS Advance

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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Discover science, technology & exploration.

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Turtle in net. Photographer Lynnette Griffiths

A marine ecology installation created by Indigenous and non-Indigenous artists from Erub Arts on Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Australia.

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MV KRAIT, 1989. Photographer Victoria Fernandez (ANMM)

This year is the 75th anniversary of the daring raid.

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26 Sep 2018 - 26 Feb 2019

Operation Jaywick
Sharks and Humanity| Image: LI JIWEI, Don’t Copy II, kinetic work, dimensions variable. Plastic, propylene, stainless steel, dynamo and lighting 2015

Showcasing work from some of China’s leading contemporary artists

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28 Nov 2018 - 28 Apr 2019

On Sharks & Humanity
Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country

Journey to Sea Country

Discover the story of the Yolŋu people and the Blue Mud Bay legal case.

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09 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2019

Gapu-Monuk Saltwater