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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Must Visit - Something for whole family

What a great little spot. We have a family with 12, 10, 2 year old kids and they all enjoyed this... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Canberra, Australia

Came across it in a wander through the mangroves, it is wonderful to see locals proud of their... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Greg S
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The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to...more
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11 Dent Street, Huskisson, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4441 5675
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All reviews lady denman sydney ferry local history worth a visit picnic lunch mangrove walk on display rainy day few hours jervis bay brought back memories great information wonderful boardwalk ship building lovely grounds interesting exhibits board walk
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Reviewed yesterday

What a great little spot. We have a family with 12, 10, 2 year old kids and they all enjoyed this spot. The museum allows you to actually walk around and under the Lady Denman ferry (Quite a large vessel), the surveying sections had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theodork892
Reviewed 4 days ago

The museum is in a magnificent bush location - really pleasant with ponds and shade trees etc. A fabulous display of an old Lady Denman Sydney ferry and a few other local boats - seemingly not so much maritime displays. Good exhibit on the local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Came across it in a wander through the mangroves, it is wonderful to see locals proud of their heritage. It is a rich heritage, I learned about the Voyager disaster, an event I remember from my youth. Things I hadn’t realised, to learn of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I have visited Husskison many times before but never taken the time to see the Maritime Museum. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The Lady Denman Ferry is complete and bought back memories of trips on Sydney harbour. The rest of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 949JimL
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice place to visit to see the lady denman ferry take a walk along the board walk through the mangroves or visit when the markets are on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dragonsgirl
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Museum is a maned by volunteers and is a nonprofit project. The staff are very helpful and informative.The display are extensive and well documented.The ground are surrounded by walking traacks,a pond with ducks and fish .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alfina b
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I was looking for an interesting outing for our teenage grandsons (14 & 15) & found the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum online. Entry was free for the boys & $10 each for my husband & myself. The boys accepted the challenge activity of finding hidden...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ruthmac2539
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Was expecting a pokey little local museum but was amazed by the size of the collection. The Lady Denman brought back memories of trips to the zoo. Our son was kept happy and busy doing the treasure hunt. The temporary exhibitions were a welcome bonus.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BigCoolGuy
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A good collection of local history. Well set up displays with great attention to detail. Grounds are lovely for a picnic or walk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Tegan85
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A very interesting and informative museum. Lady Denham’s history was well worth reading as well as listening to an DVD. A lovely venue housing the “wonderous lady”, many artifacts displayed and history of Jervis bay and surrounds. A very enjoyable couple of hours spent at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Kerry R
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