Immerse yourself in our wide range of events, tours and hands-on activities.

Or entertain the little ones during school holidays, go behind-the-scenes with a guided tour, jump aboard one of our vessels, catch a 3D film, join in some fun and educational kid's activities, meet Bailey, marvel at stunning wildlife photography and so much more!

Kids can learn new creative skills in our hands-on workshops

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Join our harbour cruise and absorb the colour and spectacle of the annual Australia Day Parade, including the famous Ferrython and Tall Ships race. 

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Don’t miss this rare chance to hear from renowned palaeontologists Dr Anne Musser & Dr Colin McHenry, who travel the world searching for evidence of prehistoric predators.

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A dramatised reading starring Peter FitzSimons as Harry McNish by award-winning playwright Gail Louw

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25 Feb 2020 - 01 Mar 2020

Shackleton's Carpenter

Be captivated by intimate moments of adventures with orcas, leopard seals, sharks, whales and more!

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Join Professor John Maynard and Peter FitzSimons in this lively discussion on perspectives of Cook.

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Join us in celebrating the beauty and diversity of Australia’s best heritage vessels and their craftspeople.

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How are refugee memories expressed through the arts and how are they remembered within diasporas?

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Join artist Tina Baum in discussion with five of the artists featured in the museum's Defying Empire exhibition. 

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