Australia’s first ever museum, The Australian Museum offers visitors a great opportunity to explore nature and culture.
Some of the attractions that you would not want to miss out on at Australian Museum include stories of indigenous Australians, skeletons and facts about insects and dinosaurs. Be sure to check out the precious stones, minerals, fossils and meteorites to give you a great geological perspective of our planet. Another great attraction of the museum is the specimens of native Australian mammals, reptiles, birds and fish. There is also a broad spectrum of both land and marine environments about whose stories are worth hearing. Here, you also get to enjoy numerous artefacts from indigenous Australia, as well as the Pacific.
Visitors may take flash and video photography in all the permanent and most temporary exhibitions. Check with a museum staff member before shooting the Indigenous Australians exhibition.
Facts For Your Visit
Official Website: Australian MuseumFee: From: $13.46 CAD...May vary slightly due to currency fluctuations
Gain access to the Australian Museum in Sydney, the oldest museum in the country, with this admission ticket. The classic natural history museum has received international acclaim for its exhibitions and scientific research programs. Inside the colonial building near Hyde Park, walk around displays featuring full dinosaur skeletons, an ancient Egyptian mummy, and artifacts relating to indigenous Australia. Fun and educational exhibits designed for tots entertain the younger set.Limited time Only - Whales | Tohorā ExhibitionDive into the immersive Whales Tohorā exhibition that brings the incredible world of whales to life at the Australian Museum. Presenting the latest cetacean research from the international scientific community, Whales Tohorā explores the diversity, biology and adaptation of whales to life in our oceans and celebrates their role in South Pacific Islanders’ rich cultural history.
Many indoor and even some outdoor tourist attractions are temporarily closed due to the Global COVID-19 pandemic. If the hours of operation are shown below, they may not reflect these closures. Please verify hours with any attraction before visiting.
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- Monday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Friday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
- Sunday: 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
1 William St
Sydney New South Wales 2010
Phone: +61 2 9320 6000
Curt C. Dec-20-2018
The oldest museum in Australia! This place looks it- the building itself is old and magnificent. Many of the exhibits seemed to be kinda mish mashed... Read More
Jen L. Apr-18-2018
The first museum in Australia and I have to say they've done a great reinvention of a 19th century taxidermy museum into an actual space for science and... Read More
Chris S. Jul-14-2018
What a wonderful museum this is. They had dinosaurs and birds and butterflies etc. Today they had the Bakersfield College Choral choir performing and it was... Read More
Accommodations near Australian Museum:
|Train Line||Nearest Station||Walking Time|
|T2 , T3 or T8||St. James or Museum||7 minutes|
|L2, T1, T2, T3 or T4||Town Hall||7 minutes|
How to get to Australian Museum by Train
By Train: exit at St. James Station; and walk south through Hyde Park then left (east) on Park Street, or at Town Hall Station and walk north on George Street and right (east) on Park Street, or at Museum Station and follow the park to Park and College Street (either is about a 7 minute walk).
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