Hyde Park Barracks Museum is a popular convict site once use to house 15,000 male convicts. Here you can explore the convict experience. Also, shop for books, toys, games and gifts inspired by convict and colonial times.
When to visit:
january - december
Closed : Monday - Friday
10:00 - 17:00 : Saturday
0:00 - 17:00 : Sunday
The Hyde Park Barracks is closed for a major renewal, will open in late 2019.
The Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney is a heritage-listed, one of the most significant convict sites in the world. Now it is transformed into a museum and cafe located at Macquarie Street in the Sydney central business district,.
- Lie in a convict hammock and discover the daily lives of other occupants
- Checkout the exhibitions on Sydney's Male Convict Labour Force , Australia's convict system, an innovative soundscape, excavated artefacts, exposed layers of building fabric, the complex's rooms and spaces