Location, Tickets & Times

The Polly Woodside is located at South Wharf on the banks of the Yarra River next to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre and the Melbourne Convention Centre - see map below.

Pirate Day, Sunday December 6 open from 10am - 4pm

Our current opening hours are from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Last entry is recommended at 3.00pm.

We regret any inconvenience caused by Google's incorrect advertising of our opening hours.


Saturday 5th December - Closed for a private function
Sunday 6th December - Pirate Day
Monday 7th December through to Friday 11th December - Closed
Saturday 12th December - Open 10am - 4pm
Sunday 13th December - Closed for a private function
Monday 14th December through to Friday 18th December - Closed
Saturday 19th December - Open 10am - 4pm
Sunday 20th December - Open 10am - 4pm
Monday 21st December - Open 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 22nd December - Open 10am - 4pm
Wednesday 23rd December - Closed for a private function
Thursday 24th December - Open 10am - 4pm
Christmas Day - Closed
Boxing Day - Closed
Sunday 27th December - Open 11am - 3pm
Monday 28th December - Closed
Tuesday 29th through to Thursday 31st - Open 10am - 4pm
Friday 1st January 2016 - Closed
Saturday 2nd January through to Monday 25th January - Open 10am - 4pm
Tuesday 26th January - Closed
Wednesday 27th January - Closed
Thursday 28th January - Closed
Friday 29th January - Closed
Back to normal trading hours as of Saturday 30th January

Polly Woodside is only open 7 days a week during the Victorian school holidays with the exception of private functions or public holidays.

Group and education bookings are by appointment.

Please note - Polly Woodside has limited, seasonal opening hours and also occasionally hosts private functions, where the ship is closed to general visitors. We recommend you contact the team on (03) 9656 9817 the week prior to your visit to confirm opening hours.General Admission
Adult - $16.00

Concession - $13.00

Child (3-15yrs) - $9.50

Family - $43.00 ( 2 Adults and 2 Children)

Single Family - $30.00 (1 Adult and 2 Children)

Additional Children $5.00 per child.

Special Combo Pass

Visit 2 of Melbourne’s most unique visitor attractions for one low price with our National Trust 2 Attraction Combo Pass.The 2 attraction pass provides entry into the famous Old Melbourne Gaol and the Polly Woodside Tall Ship.

Adult - $30.00

Concession - $25.00

Child - $18.50

Family - $75.00

Additional Child - $10.00

Gift Vouchers are also available to purchase.
Please email us at pollywoodside@nattrust.com.au or or click here

Simply hop on the City Circle Tram for a free ride to both.
Buy your 2 Attraction pass at Polly Woodside or The Old Melbourne Gaol.

How to get there:
Tram: Routes 96, 109 or 12 travel down Spencer/ Clarendon Streets to Stop 124A (Casino) and entrance of the Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Route 70 and the City Circle Tram stop at D5 Wurundjeri Way (South Wharf). Cross the street and walk towards the Yarra River, down Siddeley Street and across the new Seafarers pedestrian bridge.

Train: To Southern Cross Station and then catch tram 96,109 or 12 to Stop 124A (Casino).

Parking: South Wharf Shopping Centre, or the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Contact us:
General Enquiries: 03 9699 9760
Education & Group Bookings: 03 9656 9817
Birthday Parties: 03 9656 9804

Email: pollywoodside@nattrust.com.au