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Victoria Barracks is still utilised as a military establishment. It is very well maintained, as it should, being a heritage listed site. Unfortunately the visitor will need a pass to get in, or see if there is an open day.
It's not actually a museum, and it doesn't open all the time, it has some displays and do run some events, but events are rare. Displays, events are boring in the first place....
One thing , hard to find a car park, and the bus...More
My long term mate is a retired Colonel and still rather Military. He mentioned that there was a good chef at the Barracks and would I like to join him for a curry lunch. Not haven been inside I promptly accepted.
One needs to firstly...More
The Australian Army's Victoria Barracks in Sydney is a direct working link back to the earliest days of the settlement of Australia and the establishment of the colony of New South Wales.
It is a magnificent Regency-style building built of Hawkesbury sandstone by convicts between...More
Victoria Barracks is a short bus ride from the centre of Sydney. Every Thursday at 10 am a dedicated band of guides who are all retired servicemen will take you on a tour of the buildings which are open to the public. This is still...More
Yeah so European settlement here was just 230 years ago so don't expect history like Europe & the UK. This place was a working garrison/barracks more that a century ago but no more. These days it's basically offices in a mix of heritage building and...More
I met my husband here 52 years ago and hadn't been back. It was great to see that the place was still being used as a secure venue, and to see the chapel and museum which weren't there in the early 60s. (Maybe the chapel...More
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...More
Named after its London namesake, the suburb of Paddington showcases streets lined with restored Victorian terrace houses with very distinctive features, like high ceilings and cast-iron balconies. It is home to some of Sydney’s most prestigious art galleries, including the Wagner Art Gallery and the Butler Good Gallery, as well as the tourist attraction, Paddington Markets, located in the grounds
surrounding the Paddington Uniting Church and Paddington Public School. Paddington is a hub for high-end shopping featuring famous contemporary Australian designers, as well as up-market spas. Foodies are drawn to Paddington for well-known Australian chefs, modern and traditional Italian food, fantastic coffee, passionate brewers and even handmade chocolates.