Activities and Games with Australian National Maritime Museum
Play, create, learn and discover with fun-filled online games, activity sheets, print-out-and-make templates and more!
An educational online game based on real convict voyages! This year is 1830. You’re the Surgeon Superintendent aboard a convict vessel transporting its human cargo from Britain to the far reaches of the known world – Van Diemen’s Land. You’re charged with delivering several hundred convicts to the colony in the shortest time with minimum loss of life. This is the way to make money and further your reputation and position. Are you up to the task?
The Voyage is an online game based on real convict voyages. Sign on for your voyage here!
Kids Crafts and Activities
Re-use and recycle! Have fun at home with these easy craft activities and printable downloads for children. Make and do activities - inspired by exhibitions and themes at the museum.
Learn about life as a Roman trader! Play Pompeii Trader and get a glimpse at what life was like in a busy Roman port, and learn about the items imported and exported all across the Roman Empire. Hear what Pliny the Elder had to say about Garum (fish sauce) from Rome and Emeralds from Egypt.
Read the fascinating stories behind the Australian National Maritime Museum collections, exhibitions and research. Read detailed stories behind our objects, our exhibitions, and explorations into maritime science and archaeology.