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Queensland Maritime Museum

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Address: Southbank | (near the Goodwill Bridge), Brisbane, Queensland 4101, Australia
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+61 7 3844 5361
09:30 - 16:30
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Located at Southbank under the Goodwill Bridge is the Queensland Maritime Museum. Climb aboard ships such as the HMAS Diamantina, experience what it would have been like to work... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Cairns Region, Australia
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Cairns Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located at Southbank under the Goodwill Bridge is the Queensland Maritime Museum. Climb aboard ships such as the HMAS Diamantina, experience what it would have been like to work in the dry docks and even marvel at Jessica Watson's (Ella's Pink Lady) the actual boat she used to circumnavigate the world! Even though we aren't boat enthusiasts we found this... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Located under the Goodwill Bridge on the Southbank side they have a few old ships that you can clamber over nice to see they are preserving some history

Thank Michael S
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Being a Tour Guide/Manager that's lived and worked in Brisbane for over 15 years (at the time), I was a tad embarrassed to have not 'discovered' this incredible venue prior to my Brisbane Open House posting there a few years ago now. I was incredibly surprised and pleased: 1) to have discovered this tourism and local history gem in the... More 

Thank AroundAuswithJimmyD
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ship is worth a look at any age, your bound to find something interesting on board. To think that many people moved around this ship at ease is mind boggling when it was at sea. There are stairs to climb, I myself didn't do theses stairs but I totally enjoyed my time on the boat.

Thank Lyn W
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This has been here forever and is worth a look if you're going near the goodwill bridge and headed over to the botanic gardens.

Thank fomidable69
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inside the museum are various artefacts relating to life at sea - equipment and some settings of rooms. Outside is the Dry Dock,Pumphouse and ship.

Thank angelaofcastleton
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

We spent a couple of hours here with our two daughters (5 and 9) and they really enjoyed it. It was $38 for the family and you can spend as much time as you like. As soon as we got there a volunteer offered to show us around or we could just wonder around. The kids loved climbing Up and... More 

Thank jenny W
Wagga Wagga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Fantastic exhibits well worth a visit by any one interested in anything maritime. Entry $16 per adult.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Allow a few hours for a visit. Lots of excellent models of ships, including the old Orontes and Orion builders models. Jessica Watsons round world yacht, the historic steam tug Forceful, and the WW2 corvette HMAS Diamantina that you can explore at length. So much to see, and very cheap entry. Located near all forms of public transport and the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were lucky enough to have one of the volunteers, a lovely gentleman called John, show us around HMAS Diamantina, after taking a group photo of us doing a Kate And Leo on the "Titanic"! John made a very interesting tour an enjoyable educational experience. We visited 27/12/16.

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