Hyde Park Barracks Admission Ticket with Audio-Guide

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Located in the heart of Sydney, Australia’s oldest city, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks is a must-visit destination for all ages. Layered with cutting-edge innovation throughout, the museum redefines the heritage experience, bringing Sydney’s past to life more authentically than ever before.

Led by groundbreaking audio technology, you’ll follow in the footsteps of real people touched by this place. Stand where they stood. Listen to their stories. With immersive activations, this is not simply a walk through history. It’s living it.

It’s also the chance to discover one of Australia’s most important archaeological collections. Displaying over 4000 original artefacts, the barracks is a direct link to items worn, touched and treasured by past residents.

Home to Australia’s convict and colonial history, Hyde Park Barracks is a must-see Sydney destination.

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Duration: 60 to 90 minutes
Starts: Sydney, Australia
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Located in the heart of Sydney, Australia’s oldest city, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks is a must-visit destination for all ages. Layered with cutting-edge innovation throughout, the museum redefines the heritage experience, bringing Sydney’s past to life more authentically than ever before.

Led by groundbreaking audio technology, you’ll follow in the footsteps of real people touched by this place. Stand where they stood. Listen to their stories. With immersive activations, this is not simply a walk through history. It’s living it.

It’s also the chance to discover one of Australia’s most important archaeological collections. Displaying over 4000 original artefacts, the barracks is a direct link to items worn, touched and treasured by past residents.

Home to Australia’s convict and colonial history, Hyde Park Barracks is a must-see Sydney destination.

Visit: Hyde Park Barracks, Macquarie Street Queens Square, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 Australia

A UNESCO World Heritage-listed site in the heart of historic Sydney, the Hyde Park Barracks is an extraordinary living record of early colonial Australia. Originally built to house convicts, the Barracks has also served as an immigration depot, asylum, law courts and government offices.

Today, the Hyde Park Barracks is a cutting-edge museum. Visitors can discover the stories of the Barracks through a self-guided immersive experience that will feel like stepping back in time.

Using our groundbreaking interactive audio technology, you’ll follow in the footsteps of real people whose lives were touched by this place – male convicts, immigrants and women in need, as well as the Aboriginal nations that were impacted by colonial Australia.

The audio guide is available in English and Mandarin. There is also a Kids Trail available featuring a tailored audio guide and activity book suitable for children 5 to 10 years old.



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