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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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We found this very interesting and spent 3 hours here. You can come and go all day and so we popped... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wollongong, Australia
Interesting place to visit.

Friendly, welcoming reception. Surprising spent longer than expected and learnt more about... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
Robyn G
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The Jervis Bay Maritime Museum features a world renowned collection of maritime artefacts and navigational and surveying instruments. The Museum exhibits a range of nautical equipment, models, photographs, paintings, drawings and objects relating to...more
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11 Dent Street, Huskisson, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4441 5675
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this very interesting and spent 3 hours here. You can come and go all day and so we popped out for lunch and then returned. You could easily pack your own lunch and sit outside by the fish pond. The Mangrove Boardwalk was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Kiwi1963
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Friendly, welcoming reception. Surprising spent longer than expected and learnt more about Aboriginal history.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Robyn G
Reviewed 11 December 2018

The museum is surprsingly interesting with a very fine collection of maritime instruments from the oldest up to the time electronics arrived. The real ferry from Sydney harbour has several short videos you can enjoy. The boardwalk outside is also open after the museum is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 10 December 2018

What a great little spot. We have a family with 12, 10, 2 year old kids and they all enjoyed this spot. The museum allows you to actually walk around and under the Lady Denman ferry (Quite a large vessel), the surveying sections had a...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank theodork892
Reviewed 7 December 2018

The museum is in a magnificent bush location - really pleasant with ponds and shade trees etc. A fabulous display of an old Lady Denman Sydney ferry and a few other local boats - seemingly not so much maritime displays. Good exhibit on the local...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DownunderSugarglider
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Came across it in a wander through the mangroves, it is wonderful to see locals proud of their heritage. It is a rich heritage, I learned about the Voyager disaster, an event I remember from my youth. Things I hadn’t realised, to learn of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I have visited Husskison many times before but never taken the time to see the Maritime Museum. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The Lady Denman Ferry is complete and bought back memories of trips on Sydney harbour. The rest of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 949JimL
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice place to visit to see the lady denman ferry take a walk along the board walk through the mangroves or visit when the markets are on.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dragonsgirl
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Museum is a maned by volunteers and is a nonprofit project. The staff are very helpful and informative.The display are extensive and well documented.The ground are surrounded by walking traacks,a pond with ducks and fish .

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alfina b
Reviewed 19 July 2018

I was looking for an interesting outing for our teenage grandsons (14 & 15) & found the Jervis Bay Maritime Museum online. Entry was free for the boys & $10 each for my husband & myself. The boys accepted the challenge activity of finding hidden...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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