Australian National Maritime Museum
- The Australian National Maritime Museum is one of the most fascinating historical places in Sydney, and is home to a number of real and artificial ships and submarines.
- At the museum, discover and learn about a number of submarines and ships from the past, and climb onto them for the best experience.
- Learn about the navigators and explorers who navigated to the shores of Australia hundreds of years ago, and also learn about the indegnious people’s connection with the sea.
- Also learn and experience how the Royal Australian Navy works across land, air and sea.
Timings: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Location: 2 Murray St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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Queen Victoria Building
- The Queen Victoria Building is an architectural gem and one of the most popular historical sites in Sydney.
- It was built in the 1890s as a Municipal Market, but was again restored and reopened in 1986.
- It is a renowned and beautiful shopping arena in Sydney with more than 180 high end boutiques, furniture shops and jewellery shops.
- One of the most attractive portions of this building is the central dome, which is decorated with a Christmas tree in Christmas and becomes appealing.
Timings: 9:00 am to 6:00pm (Sunday 11:00 am to 5 pm)
Location: 455 George St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
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NSW Lancers Memorial Museum
- The NSW Lancers Memorial Museum is the official military museum of the 1st/15th Royal New South Wales Lancers, and is believed to have started from a single room.
- The museum has a lot of regimental relics and works like uniforms, saddlery, photographs, weapons and trophies.
- Listen to the retired Lancer guide as he narrates the brave and historic operations of the regiment, including their role in the world wars.
- On the last Sunday of every month, witness the preserved heritage battle tank start and take a round around the barracks.
Timings: Operates from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on Sundays
Location: 2 Smith St, Parramatta NSW 2150, Australia
- Susannah Place was originally a grocery store and worker’s housing, which later on went to become a popular museum.
- The story behind the Susannah Place is intriguing, making it one of the most interesting historical sites in Sydney.
- Although the area around it has seen major changes in architecture and lifestyle, the Susannah Place is still a good archetype of the life of a typical working class Aussie in the Victorian age.
- Today, it stands as one of the most stunning historical sites in Sydney in terms of architecture, and many people visit it throughout the year.
Timings: Thursdays and Fridays ( 10am to 5 pm)
Location: 58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000
- The Powerhouse Museum is one among the chain of MAAS (Museums of Applied Arts and Sciences, and despite its name, it is more than just a museum.
- It has on display topics from a wide array of areas like fashion tech, decorative arts, transportation, space and computer technology.
- Also known for housing the Locomotive No.1, and also the oldest rotative steam engine.
- It also houses an excellent model of Strasbourg astronomical clock, which was built by a 25-year old watchmaker from Sydney.
- Some of the other exhibitions are the Space Exhibition, EcoLogic Exhibition, Interface and the Experimentation Exhibition.
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm (on Thursday till 9pm)
Location: 500 Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007, Australia
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Gannon House Gallery
- One of the most fascinating historical places in Sydney, the Gannon House Gallery is an indegenious art museum, working alongside skilled artists and craftsmen from Australian Aboroginal communities.
- Successfully operating for more than 30 years, this museum has collections of works of indeginous people from Northern Territory - Central and Western Desert and Arnhem Land.
- It is famed for being a signatory to the Indegnious Art Code, which is proof of the credibility and ethical dealing of the gallery.
- You’ll find a number of craft works, paintings, glass works and so on.
Timings: 11 am to 4 pm (Closed on Monday and Tuesday)
Location: 45 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000, Australia
Bare Island Fort
- The Bare Island Fort in Australia has a long and rich history, and was built in 1885 to protect the Botany Bay.
- Since then, the fort has been a site of immense pride for the British people, and has been converted into Australia’s first war veteran home.
- The place has an immensely beautiful structure, with a spectacular backdrop and awesome views over La Perouse.
- It has also been used to shoot some blockbuster Hollywood films including the famous Mission Impossible 2.
Timings: 7 am to 7 pm
Location: Bare Island Rd, La Perouse NSW 2036, Australia
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Carisbrook Historic House
- Carisbrook Historic House is a former private residence and is Sydney’s only middle-class house Museum.
- A visit to this small museum means you get to experience how middle-class Australians lived in the Victorian Age.
- This was when there was hardly any technological innovation, plumbing, electric supply and so on.
- You’ll also find a number of articles, furnishings and stuff used by them in that period.
- Go on a guided tour to this museum and learn about its rich history, and also take stolls in its gardens.
Location: 334 Burns Bay Rd, Lane Cove NSW 2066, Australia
- The construction of the Nepean Dam began in 1925 and finished in 1935, and marked an important phase in the history of Australia.
- Among the other dams of the Illawarra Plateau, it was the last and the smallest dam to be constructed.
- Today, its main function is to supply water to the regions in vicinity like Bargon, Oaks and Picton.
- It stands at a height of 82 metres and is one of the best historical places in Sydney.
- Take a stroll on the dam wall and also visit the famous picnic spot, with its amazing trees and plantations.
Timings: 10 am to 5 pm (Sunday and Saturday toll 7pm)
Location: Avon Dam Rd, Bargo NSW 2574, Australia
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La Perouse Museum
- The La Perouse Museum began in 1988 and is based on the famous La Perouse Expedition by European Explorers.
- It also symbolises the history of La Perouse’s indeginous population, environment and regional history.
- Located in the Botany Bay National Park, overlooks an extremely attractive landscape of the waters of the bay and the surrounding region.
- There are many tourist attractions in the vicinity of La Perouse Museum like the Macquarie Watchtower, La Perouse Monument and the tomb of Father Receveur .
Timings: Friday ( 10 am to 2 pm), Saturday (10am to 4 pm) and Sunday (10am to 4pm).
Location:1542 Anzac Parade, La Perouse NSW 2036, Australia