Our most popular tours are on again! After sold out tours in May for the South Australian History Festival, your next chance to explore the abandoned Torrens Island Quarantine Station with our archaeologist led guided tour will be in June. Spaces fill quickly so book early to avoid disappointment!
Monday 4 January to Friday 22 January, performances 11am and 1pm, weekdays only.
Popeye the Sailor Man sets sail from the SA Maritime Museum on two mad adventures. There will be sunken treasure, giant octopi, Sargasso Seas, sea hags, zombie pirates and plenty of spinach! Our interactive comedy will have children joining the action. There may even be a splash of Olive Oyl.
Exhibition opening hours: Thursdays 12pm-8pm and Fridays to Sundays 12pm-5pm.
Artist-run Tours: Thursdays, 5pm-7pm leaving from The Adventuress, 116 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide.
Climate Futures talks and workshops every Sunday 2pm-4pm.
The South Australian Maritime Museum has partnered with Vitalstatistix to present Climate Century — a five-year project inviting contemporary artists to work with local communities, scientists, and environmentalists to respond to the question ‘How will we commemorate and memorialise the climate century?'
Our most popular tours are on again and this is your last chance for 2015! Explore the abandoned Torrens Island Quarantine Station with our guided tour. Spaces fill quickly so book early to avoid disappointment!
Monday to Friday of the school holidays 6 to 17 July 2015
Performances at 11am and 1pm
Sail haunted ships into strange seas. Look out for mermaids singing ... beware of monsters rising from the deep. Help the crew navigate their way through salty superstitions. Dress up and come on a voyage into the fantastical with the Museum’s new holiday show.
Monthly on Sundays between March - June 2015 (dates below)
Our tour will lead you through the landing and decontamination area, bathrooms, isolation hospital and morgue. The Quarantine Station is remarkably intact and evokes the experiences of passengers who almost reached Adelaide.