Historical Sites & Heritage Locations Attractions

As the first city in Australia to be settled by Europeans, Sydney has many standout historical landmarks, heritage buildings and points of interest. With at least 50,000 years of Aboriginal History, it is also a city with a rich array of Indigenous sites and landmarks to explore.

Uncover Sydney's history at one of the many museums around the city. The Australian Museum was the country’s first museum, and features extensive collections of natural science and cultural artefacts. You can find out about Sydney’s railway heritage at The Rocks Discovery Museum. For pioneering colonial history, visit Elizabeth Farm and Old Government House, and if you’re keen to know more about Sydney’s history, don’t miss the Museum of Sydney.

The Sydney Museums Pass gives you unlimited access to four of the city's top museums for three months, Museum of Sydney, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, the Justice and Police Museum, and Susannah Place Museum.

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  1. Broughton Pass

    Broughton Pass

    Broughton Pass offers its best views after periods of heavy rain when the Cascade Waterfall, upstream from the bridge and weir, spills its waters into the Cataract River. The Broughton Pass Weir...

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