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Hyde Park Barracks Museum: Tours & Tickets

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Please note: The Hyde Park Barracks Museum will be closed from 29 January 2019 for a major renewal project that will transform the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site into a world-leading heritage destination. The Museum will re-open in early 2020...more
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Macquarie Street | Queens Square, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unless your into military history, you might find it rather boring. It was interesting walking around and getting a rather detailed account of the local history.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank DebiN219
Reviewed 8 September 2019

A must visit if you are keen to learn about our Australian history. Make sure you take a tour as the guides are amazing and passionate about sharing information on our history. There is also a café onsite and it’s very close to St Marys...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JaneaustenJABCA
Reviewed 31 August 2019

It was closed for refurbishment but this impressive reminder of our Colonial past is worth some comment even with an external view only on this occasion. Opened in 1819 the three story building was designed to house convicts and other undesirables such as (wait for...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019

The Hyde Park Barracks is probably one of the first destinations that I would recommend to those wanting a greater understanding of Sydney's past. I found that the Barracks were very authentic (as the museum about the building was in the building itself). In particular,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank alexprendergast2
Reviewed 8 August 2019

london hyde park is the real hyde park. do not let your dog poo on your shoe in the park. clean it up.

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Date of experience: July 2019
Thank adamrker
Reviewed 5 July 2019

This outside building, not far from Hyde Park, appears to be a quick stroll through but there is so much more story to be unraveled. On the exteriors of the barracks there is a cafe that has delicious foods, drinks and some outdoor seating in...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Seaside702614
Reviewed 2 June 2019

This museum was closed when we visited Sydney due to refurbishment which will apparently transform it into a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site. Great looking building from the outside so it is somewhere we would certainly choose to visit when next in Sydney.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Onleaveagain
Reviewed 8 May 2019

We visited when the christmas markets were on- the market was quaint and the stalls were of a high standard. Entry to the markets was a gold coin donation and the museum was open for free to market goers. We really enjoyed the museum and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lucye2310
Reviewed 22 April 2019

Was very disappointed that the museum is closed for refurbishment when I visited. Had heard fantastic things about the museum from my local tour guides and from family and friends who had visited before. I look forward to visiting in the future.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank cg2792
Reviewed 22 April 2019

Wandered in to have a look at the old building, what an amazing history this place has, a must for anyone to do !!!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank janette2361
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