Museum of Sydney
The Museum of Sydney was designed by one of Sydney’s best-known architects, Richard Johnson of Denton Corker Marshall. This modern museum is housed on one of Australia's most important sites. Here, in 1788, Australia’s first Government House was built as a home and office for the colony’s Governor, Arthur Phillip. In the museum forecourt, known as First Government House Place, you will find the remaining foundations of the house below, while aboveground you will admire the extraordinary art installation Edge of the Trees, which marks the site of first contact between the British colonisers and the Gadigal people. The Museum of Sydney on the site of First Government House has a collection of material culture that is directly relevant to the place. The site of First Government House is also on the National Heritage List. More specifically, at the Museum of Sydney you will meet the city’s first people, have an up-close look at models of the First Fleet ships, view the archaeological remains of first Government House as well as the intriguing objects uncovered by the digs on the site. Your visit there, will take you on a trip of 200 years of history and you will learn about the distinctiveness of this great city, its harbour, transport, people and particular personality through its exhibitions program. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy Single Entry to the Museum of Sydney - only one of the attractions included in the Sydney Unlimited Attractions Pass Purchase yours today and get to see the most of Sydney!