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Queensland Maritime Museum

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Address: Southbank | (near the Goodwill Bridge), Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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+61 7 3844 5361
09:30 - 16:30
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USD 30.61*
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wonderful for kids

We spent a couple of hours here with our two daughters (5 and 9) and they really enjoyed it. It was $38 for the family and you can spend as much time as you like. As soon as we... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
jenny W
Brisbane, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a couple of hours here with our two daughters (5 and 9) and they really enjoyed it. It was $38 for the family and you can spend as much time as you like. As soon as we got there a volunteer offered to show us around or we could just wonder around. The kids loved climbing Up and... More 

Thank jenny W
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic exhibits well worth a visit by any one interested in anything maritime. Entry $16 per adult.

Thank fantazbaz
Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Allow a few hours for a visit. Lots of excellent models of ships, including the old Orontes and Orion builders models. Jessica Watsons round world yacht, the historic steam tug Forceful, and the WW2 corvette HMAS Diamantina that you can explore at length. So much to see, and very cheap entry. Located near all forms of public transport and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have one of the volunteers, a lovely gentleman called John, show us around HMAS Diamantina, after taking a group photo of us doing a Kate And Leo on the "Titanic"! John made a very interesting tour an enjoyable educational experience. We visited 27/12/16.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

It was quite costly to get in and so if you had kids it would be an expensive trip you can see alot from outside

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Wagga Wagga, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

My husband has been reading Jessica Watson's book so seeing the actual boat she sailed in was wonderful for our family.

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Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We got off the ferry and the museum was just a short walk. The Diamantina frigate (river class) was the star of the show. She is the only one left out of 135 built. We had the audio guides but we met Mike one of the volunteers and he showed us through this interesting ship. Those sailors had it tougher... More 

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Reading, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We had the audio tours and were finding it difficult to follow the numbers due to the vessel being repainted and having no-go areas. We met in with a volunteer who then took over our tour and gave us a lot of information on how it was to sail on the HMAS Diamante. It was a very interesting museum and... More 

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Sunshine Coast, QLD
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

If you are not into boats then do not let this museum steer you away! There is more than just boats on display so def worth a look-see. Kids and adults will see what it was like to sail our oceans many years ago and then do take a walk over the ship as it is quite interesting and if... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

We spent about five hours being shown around the Museum by Jim, one of the many dedicated volunteers who devotes much time there on a weekly basis. My husband loves to visit Maritime Museums and me less so, but the nature of this wonderful facility allows for those, like me, to enjoy the many visual, hands on displays that are... More 

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