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.

General opening hours:

Our current opening hours are from 10am to 4pm, Saturday and Sunday.
Last entry is recommended at 3.15pm.

Polly Woodside is only open 7 days a week during the Victorian school holidays.

Group and education bookings are by appointment.

Closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and the Easter weekend from Good Friday through to Easter Monday.

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