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Maritime Museum of Tasmania

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Lots to see about the sea

Great, welcoming staff, well-displayed and fascinating exhibits with some excellent video. Some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
John V
Maidstone, Uk
Interesting Museum

Interesting stories with some good videos - just not much space if you want to sit and watch them... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Corner Davey & Argyle Streets | Carnegie Building, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My partner picked this..and I reluctantly went..but to my surprise..I loved it..the history in there is so interesting..and the lovely guys at the front were so welcoming and friendly..this was a gem..

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great, welcoming staff, well-displayed and fascinating exhibits with some excellent video. Some moving and gripping tales of the sea and Hobart.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank John V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting stories with some good videos - just not much space if you want to sit and watch them. Worth a visit

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanJohn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not very big, but worth a visit if salt is in your veins! Plenty of videos to explain things, and lots of interesting static displays.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We discovered this gem quite by accident and really enjoyed the detail and range of maritime artefacts on display. You can see the restored boats in the outside docks. Great for kids with quizzes and interactive displays. A beautiful building and passionate volunteers made this...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lisapalmer68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent way more time than we thought in this museum, there is a fascinating history on local shipwrecks and local ship building, it is very interesting and well worth the entrance fee.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sue T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not the biggest museum but it fits are lot into the space it has. Definitely worth the admission price.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JohnG3121
Reviewed 12 December 2018

This was such a nice little museum. They had so many neat little exhibits and historical readings. The staff was more than welcoming and friendly!! Great little shop to pick up post cards and gifts for all your friend and family that is affordable. Great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RicoReport
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Not the biggest Museum you'll ever see but it really has bang for your buck. There are some really well made model ships, Antarctic artifacts, stuffed birds which surprise with how large the actual creature is close up. Potted histories of ships, shipwrecks and the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Flashandbang
Reviewed 27 November 2018

Enjoyed our visit great staff very informative Lots of interesting things to see Great snapshot of the history here

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from SuzyJ47 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $7 to get in, which we thought was very reasonable, especially when the gentleman taking payment explained that all staff were volunteers and that the Museum received no Government funding. It was very... More