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Adelaide Sights

South Australian Maritime Museum

  • 126 Lipson St. Map It
  • Port Adelaide
  • Nautical Site/Lighthouse

Updated 01/15/2014

Fodor's Review

Inside a restored stone warehouse, this museum brings maritime history vividly to life with ships' figureheads, shipwreck relics, and intricate scale models. In the basement you can lie in a bunk bed aboard an 1840s immigrant ship and hear passengers telling of life and death on their journeys to South Australia. In addition to the warehouse displays, the museum includes a lighthouse (worth climbing the 75 steps up to see the view), restored steam tug, and a WWII tender at the nearby wharf.

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126 Lipson St., Port Adelaide, South Australia, 5015, Australia

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Sight Details:

  • A$10, A$5 for children (lighthouse entry included)
  • Daily 10–5; lighthouse closed Sat

Updated 01/15/2014


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