The former Melbourne Maritime Museum, now, the Polly Woodside tall ship and museum, managed by the National Trust of Australia, is situated in South Wharf on the Yarra River in the city of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
It is home to the barque Polly Woodside, the now restored cargo vessel launched in 1885. The vessel resides in an original wooden-walled dry dock. The dry dock was used for the repair and service of ships for over 100 years.
Historic buildings on the site include a pump house and boiler room for use in pumping water from the dry dock. Shed 2 is home to displays, artefacts and models of Polly Woodside relating to her working life.
General opening hours:
Sat, Sun: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Victorian school holidays: open
Christmas Day, New Years Day, Good Friday: closed
Adult: AUD 16
Concession: AUD 13
Child: AUD 9.50
Family (1+2): AUD 30
Family (2+2): AUD 43
Official Website http://www.pollywoodside.com.au/
Phone +603 9699 9760
Address 2A Clarendon St, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
Coordinates -37°49'28.93" N 144°57'12.36" E