Visit the Maritime Museum of Tasmania on Hobart’s waterfront, to explore the vibrant history of the region’s seafaring past. Tasmania has a rich maritime history and its many treasures and amazing stories come to life as you stroll through the Maritime Museum. Dive into the world of shipwrecks, lighthouses, whaling and regional exploration and learn more about Tasmania’s Indigenous history, coastal trade, ferry routes and more. Visitors can see the historic vessels May Queen and Westward berthed in Constitution Dock, enjoy regularly changing exhibitions in the Carnegie Gallery, and browse the range of nautical gifts in the bookshop. The museum also produces a quarterly magazine Maritime Times of Tasmania, featuring museum news and maritime stories, which you can pick up when you visit! The museum is open every day from 9am to 5pm, closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Maritime Museum of Tasmania corner Argyle and Davey Streets, Hobart 7000
Tel: +613 6234 1427
Images courtesy of Maritime Museum of Tasmania