Discovery Museum, Sydney

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 pm]
  • Address: 2-8 Kendall Ln, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-292408552
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museum, Family And Kids
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About Discovery Museum, Sydney

The Discovery Museum, better known as the Rocks Discovery Museum of Sydney, is situated in The Rocks, Sydney, and features the history and development of the Rocks of Sydney since centuries. The Museum houses the several artefacts, facades and objects of historical importance regarding the culture and community habitat around the region of the Rocks.

The main sections of the Rocks, which the Museum mainly highlights, are the lives and lifestyles as well as the contributions of numerous fishermen, whalers, sailors, and traders of the Rocks. The landlords or owners of the areas of the Rocks maintain detailed and updated information about their trades and belongings in the Rocks. Historical events which had taken place in the Rocks are among the things you can get to know more about. And the permit of interior photography has made The Rocks a chosen tourist destination. 

Discovery Museum Information

  • The Museum has the extensive features of modern visuals and audio to help the tourists understand the various history and articles being exhibited.
  • The guides are very helpful and there are also some informative as well as fun activities for children.

Discovery Museum Ticket Prices

There is no entry fees for this museum

Discovery Museum Opening and Closing Hours

The museum remains closed on Christmas and Good Friday. 

How To reach Discovery Museum by Public Transport

  • The Rocks is just a short stroll from the city's two most recognisable landmarks, Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. It is also just around the corner from the Circular Quay transportation hub and a short walk from Wynyard railway station.

Restaurants Near Discovery Museum

  • Altitude Restaurant
  • Ananas Bar & Brasserie
  • Appetito

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Things to Know Before Visiting Discovery Museum

  • 20.42% of people who visit Sydney include Discovery Museum in their plan

  • 42.18% of people start their Discovery Museum visit around 1 PM - 2 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Discovery Museum

Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday

71.18% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Discovery Museum

People normally club together Taronga Zoo and Museum Of Sydney while planning their visit to Discovery Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Discovery Museum, Sydney Reviews

  • Good small museum jam packed with local history. Doesn't take long to visit (15 to 20 minutes), but a good stop not far from Sydney's big attractions. Neat to see the indigeonous history of the area and the history of the first convict settlers. There is a small modern art exhibit in the attic. And it's all free!

  • I will return to this gem. Never made it up to the 3rd floor. This museum looks small but it is packed full of fascinating displays and explains huge amounts of history.

  • A small museum that has comprehensive history of early Australians. Most informative. It is free for visitors. A must visit place, that takes half an hour.

  • Fantastic free museum about the history of the surrounding area. Really great to see recognition of and information about first Australians, almost the entire first floor dedicated to their history. Great for a quick 30-45m stop in. Highly recommend.

  • Super informative displays outlining Australia's history. Worth a visit for tourists and locals alike

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