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Hyde Park Barracks Museum

4.1/5
82 Reviews
Museum
Sun - Sat 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-2 hours
Address: Macquarie Street | Queens Square, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
Phone: +61-2-82392288

What people are saying:

Excellent museum explaining how convicts arrived in Australia and what happened to them. Lots of interesting artefacts and individual case histories all in the building where many stayed when they first arrived.

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  • Dimitris L
    Dimitris L
    Lisbon, Lisbon District, Central Portugal
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    An experience

    Hyde Park Barracks is History coming alive in Sydney city! We have been here in the past but unfortunately on this occasion we were only able to view the place from outside. It is an awesome sight whe...

    Reviewed on /Date(1611010115000+0800)/
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    Must visit!

    One of the most interesting museums I’ve been to. Insightful history about the convict era in the early 1800s, including the impact on the indigenous community. The audio guide is very engaging and is...

    Reviewed on /Date(1606490859000+0800)/
  • CasandraTP
    CasandraTP
    Sydney, New South Wales
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    Early Sydney History at its best

    Situauated near the heart of the city, the Hyde Park Barracks is a great place to learn about early Sydney history. If you are a NSW resident you also get discount tickets. I went with my 13 year ol...

    Reviewed on /Date(1603718004000+0800)/
  • karengW1685UU
    karengW1685UU
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    Family Day Out

    Awesome experience don’t miss it. Took our 10 year old she loved it. You wear headphones and are fully immersed in the convict days via commentary and sounds that help you feel a strong link and allow...

    Reviewed on /Date(1601763134000+0800)/
  • sanikithegreat
    sanikithegreat
    Sydney, Australia
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    Touching personal Stories, but no succinct overview

    The new set up was a bit disappointing as it does give touching personal stories, but if you don't know much about the convict history it is hard to get an overview. Some figures are mentioned through...

    Reviewed on /Date(1595806869000+0800)/

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