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Justice & Police Museum

Cnr. Albert and Phillip Streets | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2004 , Australia
9252 1144
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Cnr. Albert and Phillip Streets | Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales NSW 2004 , Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I stumbled across this museum on our way to the botanical gardens. It was awesome and fascinating. We had a mini tour and the guide was extremely knowledgable and lots of fun. The photos are fabulous and the weapons room a bit...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 31 March 2017

What are great place to spend a few hours reading about policing and crime in early Sydney. I found this museum a great change from natural history museums and the like. No maybes or buts here, this is evidence and facts and the justice system...More

Thank MWandAW
Reviewed 19 March 2017

It was worth visiting as we had the Sydney museum pass. Guided tours at various times plus a mock trial Only open Sat and Sun.

Thank Christine T
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Our U3A group visited this facility and found it fascinating. Some of our people are going to return again to be able to read and view more of the tools/gadgets used in past times to commit crimes. This facility was still used as a Police...More

Thank nancybee11
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This Museum is a quick uphill walk from Circular Quay- so very easy to get to. If you plan it right, you can take part in a mock trial in the actual old courtroom. This was fun, and quite informative. Much history of the City...More

1  Thank Kate R
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

If you are the slightest interested in people and crime in Sydney over the ages, then this is the place to visit. Wall depictions and exhibits have been put together, using old plate photographs found and that have survived the passage of time, to reveal...More

Thank ww1guide
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We visited "Sydney's Home of Crime" , the Justice and Police Museum on a recent visit to Sydney. You can spend a couple of hours here easily looking through the displays about the dark side of Sydney's past criminal history, and the various underworld figures....More

Thank pandd1946
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The justice and police museum is located near circular quay and is housed in the old court house building. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $8 for children. The museum is separated in two parts by the building. The first half mostly contains photos and...More

1  Thank Patrick V
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting museum very close to the rocks but usually only open at weekends (except in January). It's an imposing building and it's got some fine exhibits, especially the photographs of criminals/suspects from the NSW records. There's a particularly good and frank exhibition...More

Thank BigKevTravels
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The exhibit needs updating. While the photographs, memorabilia, and text are all very well, and the building is very nicely preserved, one's visit could be lengthened if there were more interactive content.

Thank Sonjee
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bronte000
Hi I am wanting to visit the Justice and Police Museum at The Rocks in a couple of weeks with a friend, and am interested in a tour if possible. I can't find any info on tour times,only that it is $10 admission. Can anyone help Thanks Bronte
2 May 2015|
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