I've decided they should charge more for entry into this, it's such a bargain. For your $5 entry, you get a self guided audio tour which takes all over the ship including down into the galley and bottom deck of the ship too. There's some amazing history here and the audio guide helped to understand the history of the Amity... 更多
As part of our wonder around the old goal, we walked across the park and boarded the Brig Amity. We couldn't go inside but it was fun to go on deck.
I enjoyed going through the brig at my own pace and discovering 'hidden treasures' inside drawers and cupboards! I tried out a sleeping hammock, and sat at a meal table for a while imagining myself on a journey in this little ship. Lovely to be able to turn the ships wheel and see the workings of the rudder respond. It... 更多
This is a great boat to look over & learn the history of. My grandchildren love climbing around on here too. Well worth a visit & its situated at the bottom of town near the museum & old gaol.
Albany is full of history and this one is no different. Although it is a replica you really get the feel for being on board. The story telling as you move around is excellent. And, if you are lucky enough the guide will tell you a story of two too. You can go onto the top to look around, but... 更多
Even though a replica the audio commentary system is very informative and gives a good insight into life a board a ship of this type .
This is a great way to learn about the colonial settlement of Albany. It focusses on the journey from Sydney of the convicts and soldiers. The audio guides are essential because there are no story boards. The replica itself is more a reconstruction than replica because it cannot sail. Next door is the Residency Museum that provides the rest of... 更多
Friendly staff. The tour is interesting you can pay for a audio, talks you around the boat getting a feel as to what it was like. You have to experience below deck and how crapped the living conditions were!!