Art, science, history and ancient cultures meet under one roof at Sydney's newest museum, whose collections are 150 years in the making. The museum combines three powerful collections from the vaults of the University of Sydney – including three ancient Egyptian mummies.
Sydney is home to some pretty fascinating museums, places where you can learn about ships, time, military history, society, the police force and more.
Rain or shine, head out on a journey of discovery at these all-weather-friendly houses of knowledge. You'll learn about fascinating natural histories, scientific endeavours, design innovations and the many surprising stories that have made this city everything it is today. Along the way, you'll discover curious taxidermies, real Egyptian mummies, interactive space shuttles, and a peek into the lives of the real housewives of colonial era Sydney.
If your interests are more piqued by the bizarre, be sure to check out these six unusual museums in Sydney.