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The Australian Museum in Sydney is the oldest museum in Australia and has long been a leader in the fields of natural history and anthropology. Located on College Street in the heart of Sydney's central business district, the Australian Museum was founded by Earl Bathurst in 1827. Since then the museum has celebrated Australian culture, presenting such exhibits as the Indigenous Australia Exhibition, an exhibit commemorating the pre-colonial, indigenous cultures of Australia. The extended complex of the museum’s beautiful sandstone buildings features an open architecture, housing exhibits on everything from Australia's birds and insects to dinosaurs.

  • Walk through the sparkling Mineral Collections exhibit of the Australian Museum, where a colourful array of mineral specimens from Sydney and around the world is on display for curious enthusiasts.
  • Learn about the environment at the Australian Museum on the child-friendly Kid's Island, where interactive displays will delight both children and adults.
  • See what holds together the bodies of mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and insects at the Skeltons: Framework for Survival exhibit, an intriguing, educational tour through various bodies.

Located near Hyde Park, the Australian Museum is easy to reach using a variety of transportation methods. Conveniently, The Australian Museum is a stop along the free Hop-On Hop-Off bus route. Those travelling by foot will be happy to know the museum is just a seven-minute walk from Sydney’s city centre. To get to the museum by train, get off at the Museum, St James, or Town Hall stops. The museum is situated on the Sydney Cycleways Network, so there are ample places to park and lock a bike right outside the entrance.

Hotels near Australian Museum

233 hotels near Australian Museum

1 Swissotel Sydney

5 stars
4.5 / 5 316 reviews

68 Market Street Map

Swissotel Hotel Sydney offers comfortable accommodation and friendly service just around the corner from the famous Pitt Street Mall. Its central location is ideal for visits to popular city... More

2 Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

5 stars
4.7 / 5 51 reviews

27 O'Connell Street Map

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney is a boutique hotel set in heritage-listed building that is ideal for discerning travellers visiting the heart of the New South Wales capital. This Sydney hotel... More

3 Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

5 stars
4.5 / 5 106 reviews

11 Jamison Street Map

Suitable for business or holiday trips, Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney offers boutique accommodations with luxurious comforts in Sydney CBD. This lavish hotel places corporate travellers within easy... More

4 InterContinental SYDNEY

5 stars
4.7 / 5 53 reviews

CNR BRIDGE AND PHILLIP STREETS Map

InterContinental Sydney Hotel welcomes discerning travellers to top-class accommodations with old world charm ambience close to the famous Australian harbour. The luxury hotel places visitors close... More

5 Sydney Central Inn

3 stars
4.0 / 5 3 reviews

428 Pitt Street Map

Sydney Central Inn provides comfortable accommodation and friendly services in the heart of the city. Guests can visit the Town Hall, a landmark sandstone building or the entertainment venues such... More

6 Y Hotel Hyde Park Sydney

3 stars
3.8 / 5 169 reviews

5-11 WENTWORTH AVENUE Map

Y Hotel Hyde Park Sydney invites business and leisure travellers to cosy accommodations situated in downtown Sydney. After attending conventions at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre,... More

7 Novotel Sydney Central

4 stars
4.3 / 5 88 reviews

169 - 179 Thomas Street Map

Business and holiday travellers looking for a sophisticated urban retreat in the heart of Sydney find chic and classy accommodations at the centrally located Novotel Sydney Central. While in this... More

8 Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

5 stars
4.5 / 5 115 reviews

30 Pitt Street Map

Set near iconic landmarks like Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel At Circular Quay makes for an ideal starting point for tourists looking... More

9 The Westin Sydney

5 stars
4.7 / 5 103 reviews

1 Martin Place Map

Boasting elegant grandeur and top-notch accommodations in a central location, The Westin Sydney Hotel makes for an ideal retreat in downtown Sydney. This luxury hotel is a great starting point for... More

10 1888 Hotel

4 stars
4.0 / 5 20 reviews

139 Murray Street Map

Savvy Sydney travellers looking for a seamless fusion of comfort, convenience and class, find ideal base at the stylish and chic accommodations of 1888 Hotel. This heritage-listed boutique hotel... More