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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
+61 2 9320 6000
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We got complimentary tickets as part of the Westpac 200 Year Long Gallery sponsorship. I have only been in here one other time many years ago. My opinion has not really changed from the very first visit. I think if you have travelled many parts...More

Thank Globerunner12
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited on the first rainy day in Sydney. Very relaxing, educational, and interesting exhibits. Plenty of helpful people to guide you and explain the exhibits if you simply ask. The entrance fee was very fair for a museum that has World class treasures.

Thank Retired_Miami
Reviewed 6 days ago

We went to the Australian Museum on recommendation from a friend and hadn't been there for many years. It was a great experience and we especially enjoyed the photographic exhibition. It gave a great insight into what photographers do to get that perfect picture from...More

Thank Judith F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Australian museums are typically marketed as a "day out for the kids" (unlike most of Europe). If you're looking to get away from the noise and chaos of Sydney this is not the place. Lot's of kids and noise. The 200 treasures exhibit is really...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a very nice visit at this museum with the final day of the dinosaur exhibition on the kids had a great hands on experience. There were some good unique experiences like the dinosaur autopsy that was of great interest to the kids. This...More

Thank DavidVR84
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you're after something to do during the school holidays, this would definitely keep the kids occupied. The Australian Museum is currently running a special dinosaur exhibition: "Dinosaur Festival". Within the dinosaur display there is such variety - fossils, models, skeletons, eggs, and even a...More

Thank Kylie B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Can spend hours at this place going through the various sections. For the kids, the best bit is that they can touch many of the exhibits, particularly the stuffed animals. There is heaps of amazing things to learn and enjoy. The roof-top cafe has glorious...More

Thank SamMitra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the museum at the request of our nearly 6 year old to see the dinosaurs. Unfortunately the Museum is currently under renovations, it was a very quick visit as a result. We still got to see the dinosaurs so the kids were happy....More

Thank jatz17
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a couple of hours wandering around and discovering lots of interesting exhibits. The gems were particularly good but the highlight was the natural photography section. It was worth paying the bit extra for this as the photos were just stunning. Highly recommend. Nice cafe...More

Thank Ah62
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I love this Museum and visit every time I am in Sydney, first visiting as a child in 1962. Still remember my amazement at all things natural and this was continued with the photographs on exhibition. My favourite was the Rainbow Bee-eater. The new entrance...More

1  Thank Sally F
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1950’s theme bars to hidden bars requiring secret
passwords. Oxford Street is the "Gay Capital" of
Australia, where gay and lesbian-friendly venues
feature “diva shows” and dancing until the morning.
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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.