The Maritime Centre Newcastle

Housed in a restored waterfront shed, the Maritime Centre in the heart of Newcastle is an engaging, visitor focused tribute to the central role of the port, shipping and coals in the development of Newcastle and the Hunter Region, showing the importance of the maritime industries and the sea in the character and lives of our people.


Many boats, pieces of wrecks, large collection of maritime memorabilia, including many written logs and stories from seaman over many years, many builders and model-makers models, uniforms and a large collection of maritime books and photographs