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Australian National Maritime Museum

Valerie Taylor: An Underwater Life


Every day, 10am to 4am Thursday 30 November 2023 to Saturday 31 August


Adult: $25Concession: $20Child: $15Child (under 4): FREEFamily: $70Member: FREE

Dive into the remarkable world of an Australian marine pioneer at this new exhibition at the Maritime Museum.

Through objects and images from the Maritime Museum's collection, Valerie Taylor: An Underwater Life showcases the work of Valerie and her husband Ron and their significant contributions to marine conservation, diving and underwater filming.

Valerie Taylor has recorded the marine environment and shared her knowledge with the public for over 60 years, staunchly advocating for better protection of the ocean, its animals and their habitats.

Celebrated globally, Valerie has become one of the most iconic underwater storytellers, shark researchers and conservationists and paved the way for future generations of divers, filmmakers and environmentalists.

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ANMS1463[115], ANMS1462[667, ANMS1463[086] ANMM Collection © Ron and Valerie Taylor.

ANMM Collection donated by Valerie Taylor through the Australian Cultural Gifts Program in memory of Ron Taylor.

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