Polly Woodside - Melbourne's Tall Ship Story
Address: 2A Clarendon Street, Southbank, Victoria 3006
Phone: 03 9656 9804
Launched in Belfast in 1885, the Polly Woodside sailed 1.5 million kilometres around the globe. Located in the heart of Melbourne's South Wharf precinct she is a tangible reminder of Australia's rich maritime history and is one of Melbourne's most iconic attractions.
Visitors can take a guided tour of the ship, including below the decks, view artefacts in the award winning interactive gallery and watch a fascinating short film about life onboard the ship in the theatrette.
With an interactive gallery and an exciting program of events, this enchanting tall ship provides an engaging experience for all.
Content: Polly Woodside – Melbourne's Tall Ship Story
Price & booking
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Free entry for National Trust Members
With valid concession card
Family (two adults and two children)
Up to two adults and two children
Additional children $5 per child
Single family (one adult and two children)
Cancellation and booking policy
Please contact National Trust of Australia (Vic) for bookings and cancellation policy.
Tram: Routes 96, 109 or 112 to stop 12A (Casino), or Route 70 and the City Circle Tram stop D5 Wurundjeri Way (South Wharf). Cross the street and walk towards the Yarra
River, down Siddeley Street and across the Seafarers pedestrian bridge.
Train: to Southern Cross Station then tram 96, 109 or 112 to stop 124A.
- Interpretive centre
- Interactive centre
Open daily during Victorian school holidays and for group and education bookings (by appointment).
Closed on Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Saturdays and Sundays
- Cultural Tourism Industry Group
- Museums Australia
- National Trust
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Activities and attractions