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First time on exhibit in the U.S.!

Opens June 13

Based on French author Jules Verne’s 1870 classic 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the exhibition brings to life the deep-sea adventures of Captain Nemo, his fantastical Nautilus submarine and the mythical world he inhabited.

At the center of this fantasy world is the giant Nautilus where kids can climb aboard and discover the inner workings of a deep-sea submersible… they can take up the controls at the helm, peer through the periscopes, crank the propeller, test out the bunks and explore Captain Nemo’s Cabinet of Curiosities full of wonderful marine specimens. There’s even a bubbly pipe organ to play and a galley full of strange foods to discover!

Kids can then slip on a dive suit and venture through the world below the waves including the octopus’ garden with its giant clam shell, a giant squid to slide down and then wander through the maze of sea weed in the kelp forest. They can also explore the lost world of Atlantis.

‘This exhibition is amazing and well worth the visit! It was truly enjoyed by the kids and us adults. Very interactive and educational. So much to do and look at, you will leave wanting to go back again! Highly recommend to everyone and anyone!’

– Trip Advisor

‘Based on one of my favourite author Jules Vernes’ book 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, this hands-on exhibition is great fun for the family.’


Voyage to the Deep is a fantastical nautical exhibit that will keep you coming back for mythical fun and adventure. Check back soon for all the details.

The ‘Voyage to the Deep’ exhibition was created and developed by the Australian National Maritime Museum, an Australian Government entity. The exhibition tour is managed by Flying Fish.