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Address: Oxford St. | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9339 3303

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Sydney's Hidden History

Available Thursday's from 10am to 1pm is the opportunity to get behind the scenes on a free guided tour of the Barracks and entry into the NSW Army Museum. Guided by a retired... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Leichhardt, Australia

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Leichhardt, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Available Thursday's from 10am to 1pm is the opportunity to get behind the scenes on a free guided tour of the Barracks and entry into the NSW Army Museum. Guided by a retired Army vet you get the full story of the 175 year history of this site. Both 11yo & 9yo were kept interested and I had no idea... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

This is the largest barracks in the southern hemisphere and has been continually occupied since 1840. You can visit on Thursday from 10:00 to 1:00. The guides are older, retired military gentlemen and will give you an individual tour at no charge. The barracks are interesting, historic buildings and the guides have plenty of information and personalized stories. The guides... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

My partner is a student at the UNSW campus across the street, and we always look over the tall sandstone walls wondering what is in there. They are only open on Thursday mornings, and Sundays by appointment, so I took the opportunity of an open Thursday to see what it was all about. When you arrive, you go through ID... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

A link with our military past. The Barracks have been faithfully maintained to give visitors a sense of the military traditions of the past. The sandstone buildings give you the feeling of days gone by.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

Still very much part of our Defence Force. Victoria Barracks offers tours of this historical facility - well worth doing. And if you every have the opportunity to have dinner in the Officer's Mess (I have) then don't knock it back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2011

The buildings are beautiful sandstone structures surrounded by ancient trees and there is a very good military museum and access to the a view of the tank stream

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Address: Address: Oxford St. | Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales 2021, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 9339 3303
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney

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