Get more out of your day and enjoy the museum with family, friends or fellow enthusiasts.

Discounts are available for group bookings and we can even organise a specially tailored program for your visit to ensure a truly immersive experience.


Visiting groups of 10 people or more** enjoy generous admission price and food discounts.

  • Visit with 10 or more people and get 20% off the standard Big Ticket admission prices.
  • Book a table for 10 or more at the museum’s Ripples Maritime Museum cafe and receive 10% off your food bill (excludes beverages).

Call us on 02 9298 3672 to make a booking and mention that you are visiting the museum as a group.


Complimentary Guided Tours

Our friendly and knowledgeable volunteers lead guided tours of our world-class vessel fleet, exhibitions and collections. If you would like to request a guided tour for your group, please call 02 9298 3777 at least 2 days prior to your visit. Please note, guided tours are subject to availability. Maximum 1 group per day during Spring School Holidays.


Vacation Care/Childcare Groups

Vacation care or childcare groups can enjoy a full day of organised activities every school holidays. Our vacation care program runs from 10 am – 4 pm and includes a self-guided experience with access to:

  • Core galleries and special exhibitions
  • A session in our Kids on Deck creative activity space OR Creative activity take-home packs featuring the latest paper crafts and activity sheets
  • Entry to the vessels open on the day of your visit- this may include HMAS Vampire, the submarine HMAS OnslowTall Ship James Craig and HMB Endeavour
    (subject to vessel capacity and current safety restrictions).
  • Entry to selected performance programs (see our summer program for details )
  • Free entry for 2 adults per 10 children
  • Free bus parking, subject to availability on the day of your visit


Cost: $12 per child (for groups of 10 children or more).

- Please share any preferences you have for your visit at the time of booking.
- Please note that the 3D Cinema is not available due to COVID-19 safety measures and the smaller vessels such as HMAS Onslow have very low capacity at this time
- Maximum group booking 100 people. Groups will be split into smaller numbers to ensure safety across the site.

Book Now: Vacation Care Booking Form

Other Information

Getting Here
Find us in Darling Harbour, next to Pyrmont Bridge, close to Sydney’s CBD. Get here by train, tram, bus or ferry, or park nearby. Learn more

Free Bus Parking
Limited bus parking is available at the museum. To book in advance, please call 02 9298 3777.

Darling Harbour has a range of accommodation options to suit all visitors just minutes from the museum. The Sydney CBD is a short 15 minute walk away, and also has a huge range of accommodation options.


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