Past Events

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All the World’s at Sea: A World War I Centenary

Exhibition

Open daily from 10am to 5pm, 11 April 2015 - April 2016

Gallipoli is a household name; the tragedy and exploits of the Australian Army are legendary. Less well known is the role of the Australian Navy. Engineering units built piers at Gallipoli, sailors launched commando raids in Belgium, and running battles were fought with German cruisers in the Indian Ocean. the naval war effort was diverse.

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School holiday adventure

School holiday activity

April school holidays, Saturday 11 to Sunday 26 April

Calling young adventurers! Collect your seafarer's kit and take the challenge. Your mission is to explore the museum and crack a secret code.

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Even More Gory Stories

Performance
Bookings are required for groups

Mondays to Fridays, 5 - 23 January at 11am and 1pm

Dont miss your last chance to see Gory Stories as we present by popular demand  'Even more Gory Stories'

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Festival of Vintage Boats, Trains & Planes

Special event

10 am to 5.00 pm Sunday 5 and Monday 6 October

The SA Maritime Museum, National Railway Museum and SA Aviation Museum are presenting the inaugural Festival of Vintage Boats, Trains & Planes on the Labour Day weekend, Sunday 5 and Monday 6 October.

The Festival will celebrate heritage transport in the heart of Port Adelaide, South Australia’s first heritage precinct.

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Protector at Rabaul

Temporary exhibition

Open daily from 10am to 5pm, 1 September 2014 - 1 April 2015

One hundred years ago Australia suffered its first casualties of World War 1.

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Cruise the Port River on ST Yelta

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sunday August 10. Cruises departing at 10am and 1pm

DON'T MISS THE BOAT! Cruise the Port River on ST Yelta

 

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Inner Harbour History Cruise

Guided Tour
Bookings are essential

Sunday 10 August Cruises depart hourly from10.30am to 2.30pm

View the rich history of South Australia's oldest port on an Inner Harbour cruise.

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ST Yelta Steams Again

Special event
Bookings are essential

Sunday June 29 2014 - Departing at 1pm sharp

ST Yelta Steams Again

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Rough Medicine: Life & Death in the Age of Sail

Exhibition

Medicine was brutal. Ship surgeons carried saws to amputate limbs, trephines to remove sections of scull, and tooth keys to break off teeth at their roots.

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First Order - Australia's Highway of Lighthouses

Special event

Friday 16 May - 6pm to 7.30pm

Celebrate the launch of the book First Order - Australia's Highway of Lighthouses

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