Museum of Sydney on the site of First Government House

Museum of Sydney on the site of First Government House

A public plaza, First Government Place, preserves the site of the first Government House (1788). A modern museum explores the meanings of 1788 as a critical turning point in the history of Australians, with displays on Aboriginality, the environment, trading and meeting, transport, power, law authority, everyday life.

Address: 
37 Philip Street, Sydney City, NSW
Tel: 
0292515988
Hours: 
9.30am-5pm daily
Admission: 
Members Free, General $7.00, Concession/Child $3.00, Family $17.00.
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, large print guides, AGL theatre with hearing aid loop, shop, education and public programs,venue hire.
Collection: 
150 prints and photographs; 100 Museum of Sydney and First Government house objects.
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Items

Photograph

Waratahs, Clarence Colliery, Blue Mountains

Creator:
Jaimie Plaza
Description:
Photo transparency of National Parks for video wall, showing waratahs and the bushland environment as it existed before European contact.
Date:
1995
Item Id Number:
CD 22/0665

Photograph

Panorama of Sydney

Creator:
David Moore
Description:
Photographic print series, 14 prints showing a 380 degree panorama of Sydney Harbour from martell tower at Fort Denison, Dawn through Sunrise.
Date:
1992
Item Id Number:
MOS CAT