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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 2 days ago via mobile

Decent museum, slightly smaller than exp cted. Not quite up to the breadth and depth of some other global Museums but with a focus on Australia as you would expect. Emphasis on Australian history, minerals, people, pre-history and animals. Good for a rainy day. Good...More

Thank gam8le
Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum was enjoyable, but the hidden gem was the 4th floor dining area which has one of the best views of Sydney.

Thank WilsonCapeTown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't think we would spend that long here !! 5 hours later just leaving. We found lots to see and really enjoyed it, we do like wandering round museums though. We thought there was a lot of Aboriginal things to see and read about, lots...More

Thank SUNTAN47
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...it was not! I could easily have spent 4 or 5 hours at this amazing museum but unfortunately we came at 15. We bought a ticket for the museum and the extra exhibitions and while the mammoth exhibition was incredibly exciting we didn't have time...More

Thank JoannaMariaWidz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As we walked round Sydney we saw all these banners advertising the Australian Museum and a baby mammoth exhibition, so we went along. It was only after we had paid our entrance fee and gone in did we discover the exhibition actually opened the next...More

Thank Pete_Wimborne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was nice, but not what we expected. They do have a nice collection of animals native to Australian but very little about native Australians. You can cover it all in a couple of hours. If you like museums, it is fine.

Thank Janice K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with a 6 year-old, primarily to see an exhibition on Mammoths (which was very good). It is several decades since I last visited this museum, and while there have been some really good changes, is seems to me that the museum displays are...More

Thank Glenn L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Australian Museum is our nations first museum, celebrating 190 years, according to the museum map and guide. Don't let this put you off, there is always something new and interesting to see. There is a constant array of special exhibitions through out the year,...More

Thank Grant B
Reviewed 9 December 2017

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 8 December 2017

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
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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.