Royal Australian Navy Heritage Centre - Sydney, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member paulspaper
S 33° 51.552 E 151° 13.800
56H E 336265 N 6252046
Quick Description: The Royal Australian Navy Centre contains over 250,000 individual items from the more than 100 years of the Australian Navy's history.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 6/24/2008 2:48:48 PM
Waymark Code: WM41PF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GA Cacher
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Long Description:
The RAN Heritage Centre exhibits the physical history of Australia's Navy. Displays range from large weapon systems to personal momentos representing the developments and events in Navy over more than 100 years.

This is a nice area that can only be reached by ferry from Sydney docks. In addition to the indoor museum, the area around the building displays many items from the Australian Navy.

Highlights include:
The RAN Heritage Centre exhibits the physical history of Australia's Navy. Displays range from large weapon systems to personal momentos representing the developments and events in Navy over more than 100 years.

Stand in a simulated open bridge of a World War II destroyer. Touch original equipment that was used over 60 years ago. You to can be a Captain, Officer of the Watch, Quartermaster or Yeoman.

See how Navy's people have 'done the job' at sea over the years. From gunnery to stores, from navigation to aviation, all are included in this display of how the 'profession' has changed and developed over a century of naval warfare.

Get a submariner's view of Sydney Harbour through the only fully operational attack periscope available for public use in Australia.

Opening hours: The RAN Heritage Centre is open from 9:30am to 3:30pm daily except for Australia Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Eve and New Years Day.

Open all year: Yes

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Wikipedia link:: [Web Link]

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