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I only found out about the public area at the tip of Garden Island a week ago and you probably never see many people out here (partly because it’s only open weekdays) but it’s worth a visit. The F7 ferry line goes there hourly, leaving...More
I thought I had seen most of Sydney’s museums until I realised this one existed. Great place and only accessible by ferry. Very friendly ranger meets the ferry and gives a quick overview. The centre section of one of the Japanese midget submarines is here...More
Located on the northern part of garden island. (Access is by ferry). The centre, houses a museum (definitely worth a visit, for lovers of all things naval) and a cafe, (excellent coffee and snacks) with outdoor seating. If you go on a Sunday, all public...More
Fabulous place to visit, Heritage very interesting, Cafe very reasonably priced and good food . Gardens beautiful and views spectacular. Access is via ferry which is inexpensive and a beautiful way to get around Sydney. Wheelchair friendly in most parts. Able to picnic and use...More
Some of the reviewers seemed disappointed there wasn't more (or possibly something different). It is about the RAN and right next to the major naval base on the East coast. So it's much preferable that "you" have an interest in either the military maritime origins...More
I am a bit of a maritime museum tragic, having visited such museums around the world. But there is something not working here. I visited on a Tuesday afternoon and was the only visitor. I saw a man who worked the cafe and one security...More
Located on the naval base at Garden Island and accessible only by ferry, this museum is (disappointingly) really nothing special and not really worth the time of a visit unless one is a naval aficionado.
There is a motley collection of mainly day to day...More
Took me a bit of time to figure it out but access is only available by ferry from Circular Quay (to Garden Island). The site has a main building and a small boat shed with a few displays and a cafe as well. Also, there...More
The RAN Museum is located at the end of Garden Island which is an active navy base. The only land access is if you are on a tour bus, otherwise the Manly ferry & some Captain Cook hop-on hop-off cruises stop here during museum hours....More
The Navy museum on Garden Island is well worh visiting if you are interested in maritime history. It is FREE, has a good cafe and shop, a lift and good handicapped toilet. Enjoy looking at the whaler and the boat that traversed the harbour during...More