Port Chalmers' Seafaring Museum, Port Chalmers

On the site of the first Scottish landing in Dunedin, Port Chalmers' Seafaring Museum will take you through the nautical history of the region. You will discover collections containing ship models, navigational instruments, and photographs. In the Boat Shed section, find a 100-year-old fishing boat and a 19-century ship's cabin. The onsite gift shop sells relevant souvenirs and books. Take a look at our Port Chalmers journey website to schedule your visit to Port Chalmers' Seafaring Museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This museum has a great collection of info on expeditions to Antarctica and the South Pole and Port Chalmers shipping plus lots of well made sailing ship models and interesting displays. Well worth a ...  more »
  • This is listed in Trip Advsior as Port Chalmers Seafaring Museum ain Main Street and maybe it is the same as the Port Chalmers Maritime Museum in Beach Street I visited. The Museum there is a small ch...  more »
  • This was a cool free (do donate though) museum right by the Port. There is a ton of history here and the staff was extremely friendly. I sat there and chatted with the woman working for 30 min and she was very knowledgeable and great! I would certainly recommend anyone in the area to stop down and have a look around.
  • Small but packed with many interesting items. Worth a quick visit.
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