Fodor's Expert Review South Australian Maritime Museum

Greater Adelaide Nautical Site/Lighthouse

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.

Nautical Site/Lighthouse Family

Quick Facts

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

08-8207–6255

Sight Details:
Rate Includes: A$10, children A$5, family A$25 (2 adults and up to 5 children) includes lighthouse entry

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