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Museum of Sydney

The Museum of Sydney is a modern city attraction that takes great pride in housing a historical collection at this rich heritage site. The present-day structure was constructed over the country’s first Government House, making it a significant part of the city.

At the core of this museum is the need to celebrate the people who made the city what it is today. In 1788, the then-governor of the city selected the site for his official residence.

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It soon became the epicentre of the colony’s administration and social aspects, effectively bridging the connection between the colonial masters and the local community in the area.

Many years later, the remains of the government house and collectibles from the first year of colonialism can be viewed in the glass encasings on the museum’s forecourt.

In addition to this, a visit to the Museum of Sydney will make you appreciate the intersection of art and history if the ‘Edge of the Tress’ located on the forecourt is anything to go by. The ‘Edge of the Trees’, installed in 1995, is the brainchild of artists Janet Laurence and Fiona Foley. The art marks a critical turning point for the country when colonisation began and draws visitors into a state of introspection to appreciate its cultural significance.

Depending on the time of your visit, you can enjoy the city’s stories through the diverse exhibitions and events held on location.

Amenities provided at the museum include complimentary WiFi, a cafe on location and accessibility for wheelchair users.

Make your way to the corner of Bridge and Philip Streets to access the museum.

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Open 9.30am-5.00pm every day except Christmas Day.
General Admission prices:

Adult | $15
Concession | $12
Family* | $38
Members | Free of charge
Children under 5 years | Free of charge
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Family (2 Adults, up to 3 Children) $30
Family (1 Adult, up to 3 Children) $15

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