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Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Sydney | History
Price
A$5 - A$10
8 88 Votes
Presentation
Modern Sydney is built on convict foundations – on convict labour, convict skills and convict stories. In June 1819 the Hyde Park Barracks opened to house convict men and boys working in government gangs, and over the next three decades as many as 50,000 convicts passed through its gates. With the end of transportation, the building was converted to a hostel for orphan girls escaping the Irish famine, female immigration depot and later asylum for aged and destitute women.

Today, as a museum about itself, the barracks tells stories of convict Sydney, and of those since then who have had the misfortune to spend time there. The Hyde Park Barracks is one of 11 Australian convict sites on the UNESCO World Heritage list.
Hours

10:00 - 17:00

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Other information

Contact details

  • Name: Hyde Park Barracks Museum
  • Address: Queens Square - 12 Macquarie St - NSW 2000 - Sydney - Australie
  • Phone: (61) 2 8239 2311

Services

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Activities

Visite guidée

Davin Chua

27/12/2016

Gilly Thorne

15/12/2016

Bianca Bueno

21/12/2015

Nick Coster

19/12/2015

Gabriel Seah

17/08/2014

Graham Walker

24/05/2014

Sasha Jessop

25/02/2014

Philip

05/02/2014

Glenda Uy

08/01/2014

Nancy Georges

15/02/2012

Carlos Pio

20/01/2012

Gary Crockett

03/12/2010

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