An elegant ex-naval timber launch built in 1937.

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Australian-built in Broome for pearling.

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This gaff-rigged ketch circumnavigated the globe and sailed in the first Sydney-Hobart race.

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The smallest vessel in the collection.

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A century-old unmanned lightship.

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Vietnamese refugees arrived in Australia by this boat in 1977.

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This humble fishing trawler led a double life during World War II as part of Operation Jaywick.

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This panel display highlights shipwrecks of national, regional and local importance. Australia has over 11,000 shipwrecks - that’s roughly one wreck for every three kilometres of coastline. 

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

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20 Oct 2018 - 13 Oct 2019

On Tour: Container

Follow this journey as we discover new stories, and uncover familiar ones in new ways.

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