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Don Bank Museum

6 Napier St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
+61 2 9955 6279
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Sadly placed memento of what Sydney once was

This is one of those places lost in time, and reflects the manic development of Sydney. A wonderful... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
SimonE1506
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North Sydney, Australia
From a historical perception

The oldest wooden building in North Sydney makes a good starting point for a museum. Don Bank... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
MWandAW
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Sydney, Australia
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  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
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29 Jul 2017
“From a historical perception”
27 Jan 2017
“A gem to stumble across”
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6 Napier St, North Sydney, New South Wales 2060, Australia
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+61 2 9955 6279
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is one of those places lost in time, and reflects the manic development of Sydney. A wonderful federation house, now completely surrounded by concrete tower blocks. Hugely ironic as I don't expect the surroundings will stand the test of time, and be looked at...More

Thank SimonE1506
Reviewed 30 July 2017

The oldest wooden building in North Sydney makes a good starting point for a museum. Don Bank personally is of unknown origin, yet this house forms a living tapestry of life in North Sydney, since it was built in the first half of the 19th...More

1  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

You appreciate the foresight and good judgement of whoever fought to save this building from the development that towers all around. Also, you marvel at the good will and dedication of the volunteers who keep it open. Also, I have to say without TripAdvisor, I...More

1  Thank JanitaK
Reviewed 18 April 2016

A beautiful part of history. The good old cottage has resisted the accumulated years.Very well preserved, to the credit of the local government with help from dedicated people.

Thank eddysullivans
Reviewed 11 November 2015

For those who like to step back a couple of hundred years and also a sanctuary from the city. House, from memory, open Wednesday (check web for hours) and only a couple of dollars entry. Garden (small) open all the time BUT currently all closed...More

1  Thank WyseOwls
Reviewed 10 October 2015

An interesting old building and good to see that it has been retained. It needs more in the exhibition because without furniture etc there is not much to see and the information is a little sparse. I did find out more in the local library...More

Thank soozyb2014
Reviewed 18 April 2013

This cottage is more than a mueseum to me , you see its the place where my mother was born and grandparents lived. Its the place where my parents held their wedding reception and where we spent many years celebrating family traditions of Christmas Lunches...More

15  Thank Maggie O
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