"Grandchildren aged 6, 7 and 10 loved our visit. So much to see and do, especially the activity centre... Recommended for a family outing."

Visitor Pat - via Facebook (January 2019)

Kids are born explorers and our family programs and exhibitions are designed specifically to stimulate learning.

Here are a few things you and your kids can experience:

(*nb. minimum height 90cm, prams and baby carriers are not permitted on board tall ships, warships and submarine).

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- The museum is fully accessible to strollers and prams via ramps and lifts. Strollers and baby carriers are not allowed on the vessels.
- Free cloaking for strollers or bags is available on site.
- The museum has 3 baby change rooms.
- Quiet lounge spaces for breastfeeding can be found in the parents room, or on the upper level in Tasman Light Gallery and alongside Kay Cottee First Lady exhibition.
- Our free entry play gallery for early learners is open daily 9.30am – 5pm. We also have regular booked programs for carers, babies and toddlers.
- Yot’s Café offers high chairs and bottle warming.

 

What's happening

School Holidays

School Holidays Autumn 2019

Summer, Autumn, Winter, Spring

Plan your school holiday visit with extra programs and performances.

Exhibitions

Sea Monsters - Prehistoric Ocean Predators

Daily  

Incredible photography, art and history exhibitions to inspire curious minds.

Sail The Seven Seas

HMAS Vampire, Australia's largest museum vessel, is the last of the country's big gun ships.

Daily

Climb aboard our fleet of ships, navy vessels and submarine to feel what life at sea was really like.

Events and Activities