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Australian National Maritime Museum Big Ticket Entry

Darling Harbour, Sydney - Show on map
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For 1 person
1 Day
$25 each
1 Adult
$25 each

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  • Stimulating exhibitions revealing Australia's maritime history
  • Explore one of the largest, most diverse museum fleets in the world
  • Access to premium exhibitions and galleries

Head to the Australian National Maritime Museum, situated on Sydney's sparkling Darling Harbour, for a day of fun, learning and adventure. Explore the historic tall ships and experience the museum’s interactive exhibitions, galleries.

What's Included?

  • All galleries and exhibitions
  • Action Stations
  • The top deck of Navy Destroyer HMAS Vampire and HMB Endeavour
  • YOTS Café - take away service and dine in for ten people
  • Museum Store

Whether you're a family looking for a fun day out, a local looking for something new or a visitor to Sydney, drop into the Australian National Maritime Museum to uncover Australia's fascinating maritime history and explore one of the largest floating vessel collections in the world. This Big Ticket gives visitors the complete museum experience, providing full access to all exhibitions, activities, vessels and the 3D cinema (when it available). Walk in the footsteps of early explorers, view historical artefacts and climb aboard historic navy vessels, tall ships and a submarine (when it available). Stay for a few hours or spend the entire day.

Session Length

  • Opening hours from 9:30am–5pm (6pm in January), every day of the year except Christmas Day
  • Last boarding time for vessels is 4:10pm


For safety reasons, children have to be at least 90cm in height to board all vessels. Prams and baby carriers are not permitted on board tall ships, warships and submarine.


  • Family ticket includes two adults and up to three children aged 4-15
  • Accepted concession cards - Australian full time student card, ISIC (International Student Card), Australian or New Zealand Senior, Australian Pensioner
  • Tours are subject to availability so make sure to check what's available when you arrive at the museum. Visit at for more details
  • Endeavour and James Craig are operating ships that may be away sailing. Check daily availability via website
  • On hot days to ensure visitor safety, the provider closes all vessels when the temperature reaches 36° degrees celsius


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

  • Admission fees will not be refunded for any bookings which have been pre-paid or for any no-shows or cancellations


For visitor safety, when the temperature reaches 36 degree celsius the provider closes all vessels. If it looks like a it's going to be a hot day, come early and see the vessels first. If extreme wet weather hits, the vessels are also closed for visitor safety. There's still lots of amazing things to enjoy inside the museum though, so don't let rain stop you from visiting!

Dress Code

Walking clothes with sensible shoes are suggested, as the museum is spread out over a large indoor / outdoor space and our vessels have stairs and ladders that may be narrow or steep. Bring hats and sun protection to prevent sunburn. Backpacks, large bags and other items like strollers can be securely checked in with our front desk staff so you can climb on the vessels safely. Note: Prams and baby carriers are not permitted on board tall ships, warships and submarine.

Other Info

IMPORTANT VISITOR INFORMATION REGARDING COVID-19 We've opened our doors and will be observing strict social distancing and hygiene measures to protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19. For more information, please see

This experience takes in place Darling Harbour, Sydney. The museum includes 14 vessels, multiple exhibitions.