Hyde Park Barracks Museum

sydney, australia

Museums , Historic Houses
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.
About Contact Location
About Contact Location
event_available When to visit: january - december
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Closed : Monday - Friday
10:00 - 17:00 : Saturday
0:00 - 17:00 : Sunday
hourglass_empty Duration: 1 hours
account_balance_wallet Entry Fee: AU$ 12
info Tips: 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,.
Source: Adam Jones
Tourists can explore the convict experience:
- 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 
How to Reach
Train: St James station ( 5 mins walk), Martin Place station ( 10 mins walk)
Bus: Nearest Bus stop is Elizabeth Street at Hyde Park ( 5 mins walk)


local_phone +61 2 8239 2311
1:27 PM Local Time


Macquarie Street Sydney Council of the City of Sydney New South Wales Australia 2000
City center: Sydney
Nearest airport: Sydney Airport

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