The Rocks Discovery Museum, Sydney

Categories: History Museums, Museums
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4.1/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web
Located in a fully restored 1850s sandstone building, the exterior of The Rocks Discovery Museum boasts an aesthetic as picturesque as its interior is interesting. Dedicated to preserving and detailing the history of The Rocks district of Sydney, the museum houses a large collection of artifacts found in the area. Interactive, well-run, and concise, The Rocks Discovery Museum belies its relatively small size to provide a fascinating account of Sydney’s past. Arrange to visit The Rocks Discovery Museum and other attractions in Sydney using our Sydney travel itinerary maker.
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  • In a stroll around The Rocks, I thought a visit here may shed some more light on the area. Which it did. Quite a lot of historical information to the very early days of the colony and the first settle...  read more »
  • We stopped in here while walking around the Rocks and were happy we did! Admission is free, so we figured we had nothing to lose! It turned out to be a really nice exhibit covering the history of the ...  read more »
  • It's tiny, but free and filled with fascinating information on the start of the colony and the natives who inhabited the area. 
  • We completely stumbled upon this venue. I had no idea that it existed. We were captivated on the ground floor for about an hour and had to move on. There are two more levels evidently. Must return one day.
  • One of the highlights in The Rocks... small but very detailed information about the history of Sydney all for free!
  • I loved it evan no it's small how cares . It's fascinating for the kids exertions.
  • Awesome place to go read about the history of Australia from 1700s to today. It's free also which is amazing. I'd recommend going here and watching some of the videos that play on a loop.
  • Australian hotel, rock market, footy market, the rockphilil bizzard
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