Used to walk into the museum and pick a free copy oh The Morning Herald, not any more - they are not there. A pity, I will stop coming to the museum.
This is the location of where the first government house (1788) was located. When you walk in, they have a glass floor where you can see some of the earlier foundation of the house. The museum is quite small but it has a lot of good information. I liked how they presented what Australians ate throught the many decades plus... More
The Museum of Sydney offers an excellent introduction to Sydney's 225-year history. Built on the site of Sydney's first Governor's House, the structure that houses the Museum is one of many examples of Sydney's distinctive sandstone architecture.
A small but unique history of early Sydney. Very interesting exhibits so allow at least 2 hours to see and read what is on offer. The diorama and narrative of the first Government House was particularly good as were the mock-ups of early kitchen and dining life of times gone by. If you are of mature age the latter displays... More
Arrived as had wanted to book an architecture tour (which is run by an unaffiliated company) but instead decided to tour the museum. There are two tours daily including the one I went on at 2.30pm. The guide is knowledgeable and helpful in answering the questions that a person less well versed with Australian history may have. Currently has an... More
The museum is located in the harbor area. It is a small museum but has a great display and lots of interesting background info on Sydney in general and on the Opera House and the Harbour Bridge. I enjoyed this visit very much.
It's a beautiful museum ! I visit it with my family, i will come back with my friends... it's an important piece of sidney's history!
If the history of the colonisation of Australia interests you , then this is the museum for you! I was quite taken by the fact that the museum stands on the ruins of what was the first governor's house, built in 1788! The highlights of my visit were- The award winning art installation-'Edge of the Trees' at the museum entrance-... More
WOW. This museum surprised me a lot. This museum has absolutely great exhibitions. I recommend you to check out the public exhibition and the convict in the family exhibition. Those are temporary exhibitions though so hurry to visit them. It has a great display area of first fleet ships and also an area about trading. This museum has the greatest... More
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