Museum of Sydney, Sydney

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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. See Museum of Sydney and all Sydney has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sydney online vacation planner .
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  • For the price, you don't get much. A couple of small floors, not enough original relics, just boring TBH. I understand the challenges faced. The original house was torn down and the actual location lo...  more »
  • For city thats been in existence for 230 years there isn't much historical stuff to see. It's almost like for 200 years, nobody thought to preserve anything. The museum doesn't chronical the history o...  more »
  • The exhibition of police mugshots,and the accompanying descriptions of the people depicted is brilliant. As a Social Anthropologist with a special interest in criminality, I found the exhibition very ...  more »
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  • Short but extremely educational look at the history of Sydney and the people who shaped its current landscape. I recommend visiting the place on a Sunday and buying the pass for $24 as it gains you access to quite a few other museums in the area. Start your day early at around 10pm to make your way through the other locations.
  • A great museum located close to Circular Quay. Drop in and have a look around while you are in the area as it has some great exhibits.
  • Came for the ‘Underworld’ exhibit because the police and justice museum was only open on weekends. I attended a tour and found the guide to be incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about sharing the history of this museum and the settlement in Sydney. I found the facilities tidy, well organised, the displays informative and well presented.
  • Its ok. Nice for a rainy day. It didn't impressed me very much. Its quite small. The personnel tought is very nice and helpful, may be the best part of the museum. It has a couple of activities for kids. But it looked more like a promotion for a kids book than anything else.
  • Interesting museum where we can see Australia's histories. We can also meet some artsy suffs here. For me, the most interesting section is lego room, all Sydney's icons starting form Sydney Opera House till Luna Park are represented in lego form. Recommended place to visit when you're in Sydney. It cost around 12 Dollars for adult. Not so crowded during weekdays.

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