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Australian Museum

1 William St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9320 6000
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Established in 1827, Australia's first museum has a remarkable reputation in the field of natural history and indigenous studies. With our permanent First Australians gallery taking you beyond the art and artefacts to explore the diverse beliefs and cultures of Australia's first peoples. Surviving Australia exhibition looks at just what is it that makes Australia so different. Follow the true stories of Australia's astonishing native animals and see how they've adapted and survived over millions of years. Featuring Dinosaurs exhibition, Gemstones and Minerals and Birds and Insects exhibition. Our Search and Discover area is a showcase of the Museum's collection and provides a rich i9nteractive experience for all visitors.
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  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
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1 William St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
Darlinghurst
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"natural history"
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"stuffed animals"
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Reviewed yesterday

The best was The Australian Museum, with it very good mammoth exhibit. We had visited the same museum in 2013, when it had different exhibits.

Thank GADawgGa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this museum specifically to see the galleries on the Aboriginal clans and found a respectful and informative treatment of a troubling history but the highlight was the galleries of Australian wildlife. Those galleries present the unique species native to Australia and specifies...More

Thank Carolyn C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with our 3 children ages 4-8. Everyone had a great time. We especially enjoyed the Mammoth exhibition. The children had a great time in the Search & Discover room, where they can touch EVERYTHING. 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum was particularly fascinating....More

Thank Clara M
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

I took my 6 year old grandson to the museum yesterday.The Mammoth exhibition was on and he loved every single minute of it. He spent at least 30 minutes playing with the mechanical trunk and then we spent another 45 minutes just in the Mammoth...More

Thank 275DianneB
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

We went to the Australian Museum in Sydney to see Lyuba, the baby mammoth that was discovered. The exhibit was disappointing and we could not stop thinking about how it could be much better. The baby mammoth and the discovery of it makes a remarkable...More

Thank Robert S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

We went with the 2 grankids and they loved it. Very interesting and well laid out, easy to find things. A great day out for the family, pity the cafe was mobbed, could be much bigger.

Thank Ewen A
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We went for the mammoth exhibition but also visited the permanent exhibition. The mammoth one was excellent! The main exhibition is very good as well. Overall very interesting and educational visit. Highly recommended!

Thank justinehsu
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

A large amount of exhibits are to do with animals - if I want to learn about animals I'd prefer to go to the zoo where I can see live animals, although I did find the exhibit about dinosaurs interesting, can't see that at the...More

Thank Jason D
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

This is one of the stops from our Hop On Hop Off Sydney Bus Tour. The Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia,[1] with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology. It was first conceived and developed along the contemporary...More

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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We visited the Australian museum during the Easter Holidays so there were a moderate amount of visitors and no problem getting a parking space in the streets! We payed extra to visit the very interesting Mammoth exhibition. Our kids really liked the dinosaur area as...More

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Thurston B
24 July 2017|
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Response from austmus | Property representative |
The park that the Australian Museum is opposite is Hyde Park.
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igu04366
7 September 2016|
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I am able to answer my own question if it helps anyone! You can join the museum on arrival. They gave me a temporary membership card and told me that my actual card will be posted out in 2-3 weeks.
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