Past Events

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Talk: French Pacific Ambitions

Workshop
Bookings are essential

2 pm Sunday 28 August

A special talk by Emiritus Professor Jean Fornasiero and Professor John West-Sooby as part of the 'Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1840' program. 

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Talk: Every picture tells a story

Special event
Bookings are essential

6 pm Thursday 18 August

A special talk as part of the 'Art of Science: Baudin's Voyagers 1800-1840' program. 

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Stinky Science: School Holidays in July

School holiday activity

Monday 11 to Friday 22 July 2016 | performances at 11am and 1pm (weekdays only)

Join us as the producers of ‘Gory Stories from the Putrid Past’ present, yet another horrible holiday adventure…

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The Art of Science: Baudin’s Voyagers 1800-1804

Exhibition
Bookings are required for groups

A beautiful exploration of Australia through the eyes of Baudin's artistis. 

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tours 2016

Guided Tour
Bookings are essential

Sunday 19 June - 10:00 am, 11:15 am and 12:45 pm

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!

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Pirate School!

Performance
Bookings are required for groups

Monday to Friday only - 18 April to 29 April 2016 - Sessions at 11am and 1pm

Beware of Pirates! It's Pirate School holiday fun at the South Australian Maritime Museum!

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Tall Ships and HMB Endeavour

Special event
Bookings are required for groups

Monday 22 February to Thursday 25 February 2pm to 4pm

The South Australian Maritime Museum and the Australian National Maritime Museum are pleased to announce the arrival of the magnificent replica of Captain Cook’s HMB Endeavour

 

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Popeye and the Zombie Pirates SCHOOL HOLIDAYS JANUARY

School holiday activity

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.

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Climate Century

Exhibition

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?'

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Torrens Island Quarantine Station Tours - last chance for 2015!

Guided Tour
Bookings are essential

18 October

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!

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