Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Local nameHyde Park Barracks Museum
LocationSydney central business district, Australia

The Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney is a heritage-listed former barracks, hospital, convict accommodation, mint and courthouse and now museum and cafe located at Macquarie Street in the Sydney central business district, in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia. Originally built from 1811 to 1819 as a brick building and compound to house convict men and boys, it was designed by convict architect Francis Greenway. It is also known as the Mint Building and Hyde Park Barracks Group and Rum Hospital; Royal Mint - Sydney Branch; Sydney Infirmary and Dispensary; Queen's Square Courts; Queen's Square. The site is managed by the Sydney Living Museums, an agency of the Government of New South Wales, as a living history museum open to the public.

The site is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of 11 pre-eminent Australian Convict Sites as amongst "the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European…

Tags MuseumHistory MuseumNeoclassical ArchitectureBarracksUNESCO
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Opening hours

Open daily: 10 am - 5 pm
Good Friday, Christmas Day: closed

Admission

Adult: AUD 12
Child: AUD 8
Full-time student, senior with a valid ID/card: AUD 8
Family (2+2): AUD 30

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyde_Park_Barracks,_Sydney

Official Website https://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/hyde-park-barracks-museum

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/sydlivmus

Phone +61 2 8239 2311

Address Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000, Australia

Coordinates -33°52'10.605" N 151°12'46.055" E

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