Culture, sport and recreation
The Museum is a dynamic source of reliable scientific information. It houses specimens of native Australian mammals, birds, reptiles and fish that tell the story about our unique wildlife.
You will find a diverse collection, built up over more than 125 years, of history, science, technology, design, industry, decorative arts, music, transport and space exploration.
Exhibitions explore Australia's links with the sea and show how maritime activities and issues have shaped the lives of people in Australia.
The Museum holds a vast collection of Aboriginal artefacts along with historical European items such as ship replicas and uniforms, working displays and interactive models.
The Rocks Discovery Museum is a free, family friendly museum which tells the story of The Rocks area of Sydney from pre-European days to the present.
You will meet Sydney's first people, inspect models of the First Fleet ships and peer at the archaeological remains of first Government House and the intriguing objects uncovered by a number of digs on the site.