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Enjoy our latest exhibitions, the fascinating archaeological remains at the site of the colony's first Government House built in 1788 and see award winning contemporary sculpture 'Edge of the Trees'. Journey though Sydney's 200+ year history and...more
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For our first time to Australia, we realized that we didn’t know much of its history. Even though this focused on Sydney, we learned much more. There is a film which seemed long for an intro to a museum, but we felt it was well...More
The setup includes a pair of headphones with musical commentary at many exhibits. I was not impressed with this feature however many of the displays gave important insights into the early history of Sydney including names that are still influential in today’s special places such...More
This is a smaller museum than its exterior and its $15 admission suggest. The most worthwhile of the exhibits I saw was the assorted short films which play on a continuous loop in the theatre; each is roughly 10 minutes long.
There is also a...More
As a gallery was shut we were let in for 2/3 of price. The museum is compact but good. We all gained an idea of the condlict between the aboriganol people and the settlers 200 years ago. Worth a couple of hours. Building is on...More
The entire museum is made up of photographs,short documentries and a hand full of artifacts a family ticket of $38 and we could barely kill an hour of time heed this warning dont waste your time or money
We came here last week and and unfortunately it isn’t worth the $38 dollars we paid. In fact even if it has been free we would have been disappointed. After an hour we couldn’t string it out any further.
Interactivity is almost none existent and...More
My son and I visited this Museum on 15th July expecting to see all about the history of Sydney including about Captain Cook, The settlement of Sydney, the first settlers, the building of the city etc. but this was virtually non existent. On arrival I...More