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A hidden gem of historical information and displays.

I was looking for an interesting outing for our teenage grandsons (14 & 15) & found the Jervis Bay... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ruthmac2539
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Milton, Australia
A treasure

Was expecting a pokey little local museum but was amazed by the size of the collection. The Lady... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
BigCoolGuy
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Canberra, 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...more
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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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank ruthmac2539
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was expecting a pokey little local museum but was amazed by the size of the collection. The Lady Denman brought back memories of trips to the zoo. Our son was kept happy and busy doing the treasure hunt. The temporary exhibitions were a welcome bonus.

Thank BigCoolGuy
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

A good collection of local history. Well set up displays with great attention to detail. Grounds are lovely for a picnic or walk.

Thank Tegan85
Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

A very interesting and informative museum. Lady Denham’s history was well worth reading as well as listening to an DVD. A lovely venue housing the “wonderous lady”, many artifacts displayed and history of Jervis bay and surrounds. A very enjoyable couple of hours spent at...More

Thank Kerry R
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Rains can play spoil sport, but not this time. We headed to the Maritime museum to avoid the rains and were pleasantly surprised to find such a treasure. From local native history, stories and artefacts to the ship building past of the coast and region,...More

Thank AmbikaSubramanian
Reviewed 10 June 2018

As other reviews have mentioned, this is a good place ot visit on a wet day because it is mostly inside. Set in the historic timber town of Huskisson it is quite a surprise to find a former Sydney harbour ferry safely on dry land...More

Thank Bonester
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Hidden jewel of Huskisson. Make sure you have a couple of hours to spend here. Great collection of maritime memorabilia. The Lady Denman Ferry has been restored and is housed here. It's fabulous.

Thank Margaret R
Reviewed 21 March 2018 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

Thank Mizzentopman
Reviewed 21 March 2018

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

Thank edwinf1
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

Thank Alice U
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