Last updated 8.30am, Friday 14 April 2022
The Maritime Museum remains open with plenty to see and do.
Opening hours are Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm, last entry at 3pm.
Our Koel cafe is open daily from 9am to 2pm.
Wear a mask
As a public facility, it is mandatory for visitors 12 years 3 months+ to wear a mask indoors while at the museum, except for those with medical exemptions, or eating or drinking.
Face masks are not required on our heritage vessels; however, you are welcome to wear a mask if you feel more comfortable.
Vaccine passes no longer required
From Tuesday 5 April, in line with government recommendations, you will no longer need a vaccine pass to visit the Maritime Museum.
At Orange, we’re pleased to resume many of our regular activities.
- Free guided tours are available again from Friday 6 May. Join our knowledgeable volunteers on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 10.30am for a 45 minute highlights tour through our galleries.
- The Bill Laxton Library opens on Thursday 5 May. For more information click here.
- The Model Makers Workshop is also available from Monday 2 May
- Regular sailings aboard heritage vessel Ted Ashby continue Tuesday to Sunday, weather permitting.
Visit our What’s On page for the latest event information.
See the FAQs below for more details on visiting the museum.
Please be respectful to our staff and other people inside the museum.
We look forward to seeing you soon!