Sydney Museums, Learn More

about Art, History of Australia and Science

Sydney museums are great places where you can lose yourself and learn a thing or two.

Click on the links or images below to see additional pages about each Sydney museum.

museum  of sydney Museum of Sydney

To know more about the history of Sydney and the people who helped shape this great city you must visit the Museum of Sydney.

It is located very close to The Rocks which is the place of Sydney's birth.

cadmans cottage Museums in The Rocks

There are several other museums in The Rocks which add more depth and different angles to Sydney's past. Get insights about the aboriginal heritage, the convicts, the settlers and the life of ordinary people that inhabited the small terrace houses in the oldest suburb.

Visit the Discovery Museum, the Cadman's Cottage and Susannah Place Museum.

nsw art gallery NSW Art Gallery

The NSW Art Gallery has great works of Australian art: indigenous, modern and contemporary.

You can also admire international art: European, Asian, Pacific. Plus you can attend lectures or courses, listen to concerts or see classic or avant-garde movies.

sydney biennale Sydney Biennale

Every second year our city hosts an interesting art event - the Sydney Biennale.

It takes place at various museums, such as the Art Gallery of NSW, the Museum of Contemporary Art and in other locations around the Harbour. One of them is the Cockatoo Island.

powerhouse museum sydney Powerhouse Museum Sydney

The Powerhouse museum appeals to all ages.

You will see some of the Australian industrial innovations, how transport evolved across ages from the horse drawn carriage to the space shuttle, a bit of fashion and design and how to interact with science.

australian museum Australian Museum

And speaking of science, the Australian Museum is the place to go if you are interested in biology, geology and environment.

Good for the parents, great for the kids.

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