The Australian Museum in Darlinghurst, Sydney is one of the best places to visit in Sydney with kids. From dinosaurs, precious gemstones to cultural treasures from Australia and the Pacific, the Australian Museum is a place where kids can explore the natural world around them and stimulate their imaginations in the best possible way.
Please note, general admission is free for children 15 years and under. Charges apply for some special exhibitions and events.
The Australian Museum has No. 1 William, one of our favourite child friendly cafes located on Level 4 serving breakfast from 9.30am and lunch until 3pm. Coffee, milkshakes, and snack packs and cakes are also available throughout the day.
For more info about No 1 William and other great places to eat out with your kids in the Sydney CBD you can read our blog post here.
If you want to save some money, you are also welcome to pack and bring your own lunch.
Baby change rooms are available on levels G and 2.
Your closest option for parking near the Australian Museum in Darlinghurst is under St Mary’s Cathedral. It’s just a short stroll across the courtyard and you are there.
The closest train station is Museum Station.
The Museum opens at 9.30am which is generally when the Museum is at its quietest. School term is quieter unless there are a lot of school students booked in. School holidays and rainy days can be very busy.
9.30am - 5.00pm
Monday - Sunday
Closed Christmas Day
Baby change table
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