The Rocks Discovery Museum
Tourism - The Rocks, NSW
The Rocks Discovery Museum is a family friendly museum located in The Rocks area of Sydney features unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Rocks.
The Rocks Discovery Museum is a free, family-friendly museum which tells the story of The Rocks area of Sydney from pre-European days to the present.
Housed in a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, the museum is home to a unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Rocks – some of which you can even hold.
The exhibits are filled with interactive fun, using touch screens, audio and visual elements to bring the history of the area alive.
Four permanent exhibitions have been developed in close consultation with the Metropolitan Aboriginal Land Council which share the history and stories of the area and the impact of European settlement. The exhibitions cover the periods:
• Warrane (pre-1788)
• Colony (1788–1820)
• Port (1820–1900)
• Transformations (1900–present)
Contact or visit The Rocks Discovery Museum today and discover The Rocks areas outstanding natural history and cultural collection.