Museum Of Sydney

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  • Address: Corner Bridge Street & Philip St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +61-292515988
  • Ticket Price: 10 AUD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, History Museum, Family And Kids

Museum Of Sydney - Review

The Museum of Sydney is one of the major visiting places of Sydney which portrays the history and colonial themes of the city. The Museum features the stages of development and designing modifications the city of Sydney has undergone through the centuries. It is located at the junction of the Bridge Street and Phillip Street.

The layout of the Museum is an enclosure of the First Government House Place, as the main entrance for the visitors is through the Government House Place. A foundation stone engraved with the design of Phillip’s house or the First Government House is placed in the courtyard of the entrance.

The points of interest in this place include the revealing of a network of covered drains presumably of the 18th century, along with tunnel drains made of brick. Thereby, portions of the drains have been modified and exposed to facilitate viewing by the visitors. The chief highlight of the Museum of Sydney is the large screens that portray the various significany stages of development of Sydney, through panoramic and high resolution displays of pictures and videos. 

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Explore the history and colonial themes of Sydney in the Museum of Sydney. The Museum of Sydney tickets might be easily available over the counter, however, if you buy tickets for Museum of Sydney tours, you get to see and understand history from a close. Tickets for Museum of Sydney will open up a world of history and colonial impact on Sydney for you. And if you are thinking of Museum of Sydney ticket prices, visit our tickets section for detailed information even before you make an actual visit.

Museum Of Sydney Information

  • Wheel chair Access to all floors.
  • Large print guides.
  • Hearing aid loop in AGL theatre.

Museum Of Sydney Ticket Prices

  • Child (under 15) / Concession $5
  • Family (two adults + two children) $20
  • Members free

Museum Of Sydney Opening and Closing Hours

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

How To reach Museum Of Sydney by Public Transport

  • Nearest Train Station: Circular Quay Train Station

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  • Museum Of Sydney Address: Corner Bridge Street & Philip St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Museum Of Sydney Contact Number: +61-292515988
  • Museum Of Sydney Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Museum Of Sydney Price: 10 AUD
  • Time required to visit Museum Of Sydney: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Sydney include Museum Of Sydney in their plan

  • 56.57% of people start their Museum Of Sydney visit around 11 AM - 12 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Museum Of Sydney

Thursday, Friday and Sunday

55.68% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Museum Of Sydney

People normally club together Sydney Opera House and Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens while planning their visit to Museum Of Sydney.

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  • Worth the visit, and a must see for anyone interested in the beginnings of Sydney as a first settlement and the rich indigenous culture that was there 40 000 yrs or more before. I found the displays, information, replicas, relics, art and more of great interest. The photographs of the Sydney underworld from the early years of Sydney were utterly fascinating. Not sure how long this exhibition is on but if your in Sydney check it out. I highly recommend this museum.

  • On the small side but a really good museum about the very start of the Australian colonies. Interesting if you want to learn about their stories, how they interacted with the natives and how Sydney evolved. $8 with a student card. Read other reviews before going that said it smelled. I didn’t experience this and the whole area was very clean.

  • Well worth a visit. A small and easy to get around museum that provides some brilliant insights into pre and post-colonial Sydney history. Even the sections on how Sydney has changed in the last 50 years are well done and interesting.

  • Thought this would be all about the history of the founding of Sydney but apparently I wanted a different museum. Has a few historical features including the foundation of the original government house but the rest was special exhibits that while interesting, were not what I expected and didn't really do much for me.

  • Cute and modern little museum under the Sydney Living Museums umbrella. It's not terribly large, but its position above the foundations of the old government house and relics from early Sydney lend it plenty of novelty. Great if you're interested in Sydney's heritage and early days.

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