Australian National Maritime Museum
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Lonely Planet review
Beneath an Utzon-like roof (a low-rent Opera House?), the Maritime Museum sails through Australia’s inextricable relationship with the sea. Exhibitions range from Aboriginal canoes to surf culture to the navy. There are free tours every day and kids' activities on Sundays.
The ‘big ticket’ (adult/child $25/10) includes the cost of touring the vessels moored outside, including the submarine HMAS Onslow , the destroyer HMAS Vampire and an 1874 square rigger, the James Craig . Normally a replica of James Cook’s Endeavour also drops anchor.
Outside, the austere 100m-long Welcome Wall honours Sydney’s migrants, allowing families to inscribe names and register their history on the database.