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Museum of Sydney, Sydney

Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
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2.8/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Explore archaeological remains at Museum of Sydney, located at the site of the colony's first Government House, built in 1788. Learn about Aboriginal Australians and how they lived, from the landing of the First Fleet and the ensuing clashes between the two cultures, to the growing of a British colony. Find out more about those who shaped Sydney in those early days, and who designed and built some of the city's most iconic structures, such as the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Plan your visit to Museum of Sydney and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Sydney vacation route planner.
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  • This entire museum can be covered in 20 minutes- poor value for admission price! There are very few exhibits about the history of Sydney (currently the largest exhibit is botanical prints) . Good exhi...  read more »
  • Having passed this site many times I was curious to see what was here. Built on the site of the first Government House (built 1788), it is an eclectic mix of noteworthy stories about Sydney and people...  read more »
  • The Museum of Sydney was built on the original site of Australia's first Government House, erected in 1788 and later abandoned. The Museum explores colonial and contemporary Sydney through objects, pi...  read more »
  • Great for an overview of Sydney's past. The section on Aboriginal history was fascinating. As was the panel highlighting the Melbourne-Sydney rivalry.
  • Interesting place to go with children. We have seen Lego exhibition but there plenty things to discover.
  • Get the 4 museum pass as the best value to see this and other nearby museums. Site of the original Government House. Has permanent & various temporary exhibits covering Sydney's past. Do a guided tour.
  • Went to the Lego exhibition, a bit expensive but very fun.
  • Small museum showcasing the history of Sydney. Tiny museum for a city so big, and if you know the city well this place just doesn't cut it. Still good to see though, admittance is cheap although it would be nice if it was free and open to everyone.
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