Australian Museum
Museum type :
Culture and Hisrory

Established in :
1836

Holidays :
Govt Holiday

Visiting Hours :
9.30am-5pm

Contact No :
02 9320 6000

Location :
Sydney , Australia

Display Objects :

It features collections of vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, as well as mineralogy, palaeontology, and anthropology.

Apart from exhibitions, the museum is also involved in indigenous studies research and community programs.




Description :

  • The Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia, with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology.

  • It is located in College Street, Sydney and was originally known as the Colonial Museum or Sydney Museum.

  • The museum was renamed in June 1836 by a Sub-Committee meeting, when it was resolved during an argument that it should be renamed the Australian Museum.