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Australian National Maritime Museum

Interesting facts


Welcome to the Australian National Maritime Museum



Construction of national maritime museum begins

By drone


Pilot an Underwater Drone in Sydney Harbour



Visiting the Australian National Maritime Museum

Movie appearance


Behind the Scenes with Titanic movie costumes at the Australian National Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is a federally operated maritime museum in Darling Harbour, Sydney. After considering the idea of establishing a maritime museum, the federal government announced that a national maritime museum would be constructed at Darling Harbour, tied into the New South Wales State government's redevelopment of the area for the Australian bicentenary. The museum building was designed by Philip Cox, and although an opening date of 1988 was initially set, construction delays, cost overruns, and disagreements between the state and federal governments over funding responsibility pushed the opening back to 1991.
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