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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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1 William St, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Not a big museum, but interesting to learn about Sydney's history and get acquainted with the heart of downtown back in the olden days.

Thank JanZlovestraveling
Reviewed 3 days ago

my wife & I almost missed this attraction due to the bad reviews on tripadvisor BUT i was blown away. I am not an easily impressed guy: been to places like Mount Hua in Xi'an doing the via ferrata so it takes a lot to...More

Thank konstandy
Reviewed 5 days ago

Any of the galleries in this natural history/cultural history museum deserve significant time. The most eclectic is the 200 Treasures, in a multilevel space that comprises the original 19th century gallery. The theme of collecting is fascinatingly presented with a display of one man's mineral...More

Thank nlc58
austmus, Public Relations Manager at Australian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your positive feedback about the Australian Museum. We are glad you love the new 200 Treasures of the Australian Museum exhibition. It has been so popular with our visitors giving a glimpse into the extraordinary collections behind the scenes. We are the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Australian Museum this month with my two teenagers, and one primary-aged child, and we had a great time! We caught the train into the city, got off at the Museum Station, and it was a short 5 minute walk away. All my...More

Thank steveandaliroberts
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here to have a look at the 200 treasures of the musuem - Westpac long list exhibition. I had not been to the musuem for a good 5 years and was pleasantly surprised at how well they had expanded it. It has a newer...More

Thank Manickjg
austmus, Public Relations Manager at Australian Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for your positive feedback about the Australian Museum. We have indeed opened 5 new galleries, added a number of immersive and interactive digital experiences over the past few years. Our new cafe on Level 4 is very popular. We continue to work on a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a good museum, but we were expecting more of Sydney. Entry fee AUD 20.00. We found that the museum building itself was more interesting than the displays. Elegant architecture, beautiful wooden features and staircases.

1  Thank GregFT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum was really fun to walk through. I could spend a full day here. There was a large variety of historical and natural items on display. The informational signs were helpful and easy to read. There weren't many other patrons visiting, so I could...More

Thank mirandini
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Worth a visit if you or your children enjoy museums.....board range of displays about Australia plus a great one on Spiders when we were there. A number of interactive displays for the kids, and the cafe upstairs on the top floor has a stunning view...More

Thank Rochelle A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is huge, with a lot of items to enjoy and admire. Great for children, with the learning section.

Thank Jacqueline V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very interesting half day spent here - diverse collections thoughtfully laid out in a way that gives you quick, high level info, then more detail if you'd like it. I loved how many exhibits encouraged you to touch (gently!) - it's not just the...More

Thank Alnwickist01
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Thurston B
25 July 2017|
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Response from austmus | Property representative |
The park that the Australian Museum is opposite is Hyde Park.
7 September 2016|
Response from igu04366 |
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.