Australian Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Australia’s first museum, founded in 1827, with over 21 million scientific specimens and cultural objects in their collections.

Complete with immersive exhibitions and interactive experiences, a visit to the Australian Museum is the perfect day out for families, kids of all ages and the young at heart, plus General Admission is now free!

The Australian Museum is located in the centre of Sydney city, opposite Hyde Park, with easy access from public transport and a short walk from other popular attractions in the CBD and surrounds.

Visit the iconic heritage Australian Museum building, where Sydney’s history and award-winning contemporary architecture intersect.


Cafe Conference/Convention Facilities Parents Room Public Telephone Public Toilet Restaurant Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi



Disabled Assistance

An access and inclusion statement is available (make this available on your website). Caters for hearing impairment

Indigenous Culture

Indigenous experiences and/or cultural immersion


Australian Museums and Galleries Association


Free Entry

Trading Times

Check In: 9:30 am
Check Out: 5:00 pm

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