Queensland Maritime Museum, Brisbane

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A large, well-tended complex on the banks of the Brisbane River, Queensland Maritime Museum documents the history of naval activity in the region. The museum features some life-size examples of ships and boats, as well as a library that contains documents, pictures, and a variety of artifacts related to maritime life. Founded in 1971, Queensland Maritime Museum hosts as many as 35,000 visitors each year. Take a look at our Brisbane trip site to schedule your visit to Queensland Maritime Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Next trip to Brisbane, I think I'll check this out it looked very interesting and it seems had to believe that the Brisbane floods eight years ago rose nearly up to this level.  more »
  • Visited the place in Feb on a family trip. You got to buy tickets to visit the place. It has both inside and outside area. There're a marine outside which you can see inside and outside areas. I found...  more »
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  • Nice place to spend a few hours stepping back in time and learning about some of the great things that have happened in the past during war or ocean exploring and sailing like the pink lady. The older guides are great and passionate in giving out information. Had fun ⛵🚢🛥⛴🛳🚤🛶
  • Amaazing place. A lot of things to see. A bit pricey though. Its $16 for an adult and $7 for child over 5 and under 13. The war ship is in its original condition with many old mattresses, ropes still intact and kept inside. As the ship is not restored or preserved, it looks like its parked in the junk yard rather than in the museum. It should be maintained or atleast be painted to take off the rust and make it more appealing to the crowd. All being said, I still liked the overall experience as we could see many small chambers in their original shape. I have never seen the anchor room before and was amazed to see the width and length of the rope. The museum at back had lots of items to explore. PS: the ship is all metal and being on sunny side of Brisbane river it gets heated up fast. There are couple of pedestal fans but they can only do as much.
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