Location: College Street, Sydney Central Business District
Australia's oldest museum, The Australian Museum is a place of exploration and discovery, inspiring responsibility for our world by promoting knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of science, nature and culture. Australia's oldest museum, its collection focuses on natural history. Colonial architect Mortimer Lewis designed this impressive sandstone building.
The Australian Museum has an international reputation in the fields of natural history and indigenous studies research, community programs and exhibitions. The museum was established in 1827 and is Australia's first museum, with unique and extensive collections of natural science and cultural artefacts.
Experience the stories of Indigenous Australians in their own words, or discover Australia's strange and notorious animals. With its combination of the latest technology, ongoing research and impressive collections, the Australia Museum always surprises. They offer Indigenous Tourism packages where you can discover Indigenous Australia in the heart of Sydney with exciting new tour programs offering the ultimate cultural experience.
The Australian Museum has a unique and irreplaceable collection and the most extensive collection of Australian culture and natural history artifacts in the country. The museum is the guardian of Australian most priceless most important animal, mineral, fossil, vertebrate, invertebrate, and anthropological collection. The museum provides a range of educational programs and exhibitions that help to inspire our younger people. These programs and educational workshops are aimed at both primary and secondary student.
The permanent exhibition Dinosaurs explores how dinosaurs lived and died and how they know - using modern science and latest technology. Discover the latest answer to ageold questions - how did dinosaurs breed and grow?
6 College Street, Sydney. Open daily 9.30am - 5pm.