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Jervis Bay Maritime Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Came across it in a wander through the mangroves, it is wonderful to see locals proud of their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Greg S
via mobile
A Really Excellent Museum

I have visited Husskison many times before but never taken the time to see the Maritime Museum. I... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Jim L
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...more
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11 Dent Street, Huskisson, Shoalhaven, New South Wales 2540, Australia
+61 2 4441 5675
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All reviews lady denman sydney ferry local history worth a visit picnic lunch mangrove walk on display few hours jervis bay brought back memories wonderful boardwalk ship building lovely grounds rainy day board walk treasure hunt dry land
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came across it in a wander through the mangroves, it is wonderful to see locals proud of their heritage. It is a rich heritage, I learned about the Voyager disaster, an event I remember from my youth. Things I hadn’t realised, to learn of the...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

I have visited Husskison many times before but never taken the time to see the Maritime Museum. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The Lady Denman Ferry is complete and bought back memories of trips on Sydney harbour. The rest of the...More

Thank Jim L
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice place to visit to see the lady denman ferry take a walk along the board walk through the mangroves or visit when the markets are on.

Thank dragonsgirl
Reviewed 27 August 2018

The Museum is a maned by volunteers and is a nonprofit project. The staff are very helpful and informative.The display are extensive and well documented.The ground are surrounded by walking traacks,a pond with ducks and fish .

Thank alfina b
Reviewed 19 July 2018

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 15 July 2018 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

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