James Cameron – Challenging the Deep

Don't miss this major immersive exhibition that traces filmmaker James Cameron’s lifelong pursuit of and achievements in deep ocean science, technology and exploration, including his record-breaking dives in DEEPSEA CHALLENGER, the submersible vessel he co-designed, which was built in Sydney.

Immerse yourself in another world.

Experience how James Cameron’s passion for understanding and exploring our oceans has shone a light on the least known place on earth. The exhibition immerses you in an underwater environment using cinema-scale projections, artefacts and specimens from his expeditions.

Created by the National Maritime Museum Australia, this exhibition explores James Cameron’s passion and pursuits in deep ocean scientific, and technical innovations, creative achievements and his relationship between filmmaking and deep ocean exploration.

Event dates

Event Details


Saturday 23 March 2024 - Sunday 28 July 2024
9:30am - 5:00pm, every day.

Entry fees:
Adults $ 15, Children $ 12.5, Concession $ 12.5, Family $ 50
Attendance limit:
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