The Rocks Discovery Museum, Sydney

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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. See The Rocks Discovery Museum and all Sydney has to offer by arranging your trip with our Sydney trip builder tool .
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  • This is an interesting museum, which details the history of the Rocks area of Sydney. Definitely worth a visit. Plenty of information. Also several films about the district.  more »
  • I always do enjoy a walk at the rocks You can enjoy this part of the city away from the busing and noise. lots of little shops and great restaurants to be tried off course not to mention the famous pu...  more »
  • It has its place and is quite informative of local history. It is also free of charge. I wouldn't go too far out of the way for it though.  more »
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  • Small but informative. Staff is very nice. Just watch the videos in the last floor and you will get what you need
  • Good place to relax and learn about colonial life & local aboriginal history.
  • Free entry and an excellent collection. It explains the history of this fascinating district very well.
  • Great history. Wheelchair lift been brokwn for years thou. Needs funding from gov.
  • Great little museum focused on the history of Sydney including the Aboriginal Nations and the first European settlers

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