Monuments and memorials in Sydney

Australian National Maritime Museum

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The Australian National Maritime Museum, a maritime museum operated as a statutory authority of the Australian Government, is located at Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales.

The ANMM's main exhibits are housed in a building that has galleries covering: Australian Aborigines; Navigators - defining Australia; Passengers - the long sea voyage, from convicts to boat people; Commerce - the working sea; Navy - protecting Australia; Watermarks - adventure, sport & play; Australia-USA - linked by the sea; Tasman Light features art and photographic exhibitions and the lighthouse lens and mechanism; The Cape Bowling Green Lighthouse.

The wharf space features the fleet of ships and boats, including: Krait (1920s), the World War II Z special forces commando raider (on loan from the Australian War Memorial), Carpentaria, an unmanned lightship (1917), ex-Royal Australian Navy ships - HMAS Onslow, an Oberon Class submarine (1968); HMAS Vampire, a Daring Class destroyer (1956), HMAS Advance, an Attack Class patrol boat (1968), the sail merchant ship James Craig (1874) and the Endeavour replica.

Other notable watercraft are: Ken Warby's boat Spirit of Australia that holds the current World water speed record 317.5696 mph (511.11 km/h); Barcelona Olympic Games gold medal winning double scull Barcelona and coxless four Australian Olympic Committee.

Welcome Wall

The Welcome Wall records the names of immigrants who have arrived from overseas to settle in Australia. The wall, made of bronze, is located at the Australian National Maritime Museum site near Pyrmont docks.

External links

  • ANMM web site with details of the current exhibitions, collection, fleet, and exhibitions and virtual reality tours
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Eylem Ozturk
21 July 2015
Great exhibition ! #undiscovered
Roguequeen71 G
21 June 2010
The Minimariners program on Tuesdays during school term is just fantastic but make sure you ring to book a place. It's very popular.
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