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Australian Museum

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 in Australian Museum

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1 Ovolo 1888 Darling Harbour

4 stars
4.1 / 5 24 reviews

139 Murray Street Map

Free Continental Breakfast, WIFI + MORE

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

Boutique, Friendly & Central
The website failed to inform me that there was building work going on at the hotel, although the hotel said that they had informed all their partners, which initially worried me, and I was a little...
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2 Four Seasons Sydney

5 stars
4.5 / 5 116 reviews

199 GEORGE STREET Map

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Great Hotel
The hotel is very nice clean and have a very good customer sevice
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3 Ovolo Woolloomooloo

5 stars
4.6 / 5 41 reviews

The Wharf at Woolloomooloo Map

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Splurge on a lavish holiday and explore this inner-city eastern suburb of Sydney with ease by booking a stay at Ovolo Woolloomooloo featuring luxurious spaces set right on the wharf, close to go-to... More

Awesome family getaway
Great hotel... Loved all the inclusions in the room rate. E.g breakfast, free happy hour and free mini bar Friendly staff who were great with the kids and a great location. We will definitely be...
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4 PARKROYAL Darling Harbour

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4.3 / 5 147 reviews

150 Day Street Map

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PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney invites holidaymakers to elegant accommodations in the city centre, just a walk away to key landmarks and attractions. Vacationers learn the beginnings of Sydney... More

Lovely comfortable room
Went for a wedding cockle bay . Breakfast too expensive had breakfast for half the price in darling harbour
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5 Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney

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4.6 / 5 108 reviews

176 Cumberland Street Map

Shangri-La Hotel Sydney provides excellent lodging in the historic Rocks district. The hotel is within walking distance to the Museum of Contemporary Art and Museum of Sydney, two of the city's... More

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6 The Grace Hotel Sydney

4 stars
4.4 / 5 126 reviews

77 York Street Map

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Convenient Location
Very Nice. Convenient location. Central to everything Sydney has to offer however was a little pricey for Extras like Room Service. However fantastic restaurants within 5 minutes walk. Would stay...
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7 BEST WESTERN PLUS Hotel Stellar

4 stars
4.5 / 5 48 reviews

4 Wentworth Avenue Map

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Providing comfort and functionality, Best Western Plus Hotel Stellar Sydney makes for an ideal base for travellers on business trips or leisure vacations in Sydney. Tourists at this value-for-money... More

Comfortable
Room was comfortable without being real flash. Air conditioning was a bit of a problem- noisy and temp hard to control. Limited food options on site and no bar
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8 Sydney Harbour Marriott Hotel at Circular Quay

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4.5 / 5 127 reviews

30 Pitt Street Map

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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

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Great hotel, nice views fo the harbour bridge from our room. Excellent service by Chris at reception when checking in and David in the bar. Definitely will go back there
25 Jan 2016
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9 Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney

5 stars
4.5 / 5 133 reviews

11 Jamison Street Map

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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

Not good
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22 Jan 2016
From US$116

10 Oaks on Castlereagh Sydney

4 stars
3.7 / 5 40 reviews

317 Castlereagh Street Map

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Featuring stylishly appointed accommodations set in a prime location, Oaks on Castlereagh Sydney makes for a suitable base for discerning travellers looking to explore central Sydney. While in this... More

Great Location
Only had a 1 night stay at this property ...great location handy to trains...pleanty of restaurants near by ...stayed in a studio unit ..good size very clean...comfy bed...would happily stay here...
31 Jan 2016
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