The Rocks Discovery Museum, Sydney

(4.2/5 based on 300+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • Sydney has only one short colonial history which is repeated consistently in all of its museums. You should take some time and treat this place like a book. Read into real social commentary as it was ...  more »
  • We were pleasantly surprised by the quality and content of the museum. Don't let the comparatively small size of the museum fool you. One can easily spend quite a bit of time here. 
  • Wonderful little museum in the heart of the Rocks. I wanted to learn about the history of Sydney and this place provided everything I wanted, and more. Interactive displays, artifacts, indigenous peop...  more »
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  • 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.
  • Excellent museum providing extensive information about the history of the Rocks and Sydney in general. Given that this museum is free and run by an incredibly friendly and welcoming staff, it can only be recommended!
  • Lots of historical information about the Rocks Area and a number of interesting vedios to watch. Free entry!
  • 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.