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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

11 Dent Street, Huskisson, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4441 5675
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Great maritime display

Fantastic displays. This museum is really worth a visit for both mariners and landlubbers. I admire... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mizzentopman
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Bergen, Norway
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The museum is a perfect place to spend a few hours in . Wander around the old Sydney Harbour Ferry... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
edwinf1
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Sydney, Australia
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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 the history and heritage of the Jervis Bay area. The Museum is home to the historic Lady Denman ferry and other historic vessels. Located in Huskisson, Jervis Bay, the Museum enjoys a waterfront location on Currambene Creek. Positioned in a beautiful bush setting in Jervis Bay, the complex includes a large recreation area with native gardens, a mangrove boardwalk, fish feeding pond, boathouse and historic buildings.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Dent Street, Huskisson, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
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+61 2 4441 5675
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic displays. This museum is really worth a visit for both mariners and landlubbers. I admire the ethusiasm and work that has been laid down to make this public to visitors. Nice models, artifacts and informative posters contributed to a most pleasant visit/voyage. The people...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum is a perfect place to spend a few hours in . Wander around the old Sydney Harbour Ferry Lady Denman , beautifully restored and being under cover now is very good. The rest of the museum houses a lot of Maritime Memorobilia from...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We spent quite a while here and could've stayed longer if my back wasn't hurting! Great museum considering it seems pretty much a voluntary effort. Learnt heaps about Jervis Bay history which was really interesting. It has some fabulous nautical objects on display. The kids...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We had been a few years ago but had to cut our visit short on that occasion. Skies were pouring and we wanted something to do - a second visit was ideal. Being able to explore the Lady Denman ferry was fantastic (our first visit)....More

Thank Lara G
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

The children were getting too much sun so we decided to look around in Huskisson to see what else there was to explore and we found the Museum

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Reviewed 26 January 2018

I went through the museum with my Granddaughter. They have an interesting treasure hunt for the children which forces them to look through the complete location and read the information. It was very educational.

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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

WOW. What a fab place.We started off by walking along the boardwalk checking out the mangroves and finding loads of small mud crabs and other wildlife.A fantastic walk around the giant pond with loads of protected fish which we got to feed for $1a bag....More

Thank celandelm
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Who would have thought that the Lady Denman could be so interesting but it is! This old Sydney ferry generated passion on the part of local residents to the extent that bit by bit a team of volunteers led by a committed individual gradually brought...More

Thank Pat D
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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Visited the museum on a wet day and were very impressed with the displays, including the former Sydney Harbour ferry Lady Denman. There is an incredible number of displays and information in relation to local aboriginal culture and history and maritime history. An impressive collection...More

Thank Stuart H
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Reviewed 23 December 2017

The Maritime Museum is set in Jervis Bay with grounds that host a market once a month and a very decent collection. Star attraction is the Lady Denham, a retired Sydney ferry. Go all over it and even stand in the wheel house with the...More

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