The Rocks Discovery Museum

The Rocks Discovery Museum, housed in a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, tells the story of The Rocks from pre-European days to the present.

Home to a unique collection of images and archaeological artefacts found in The Rocks, the exhibits are highly interactive; using touch screens, audio and visual elements to bring the history of the area alive.

Learn about the area's traditional landowners, the establishment of the English colony and the time when sailors, whalers and traders made the area their home; through to the 1970s union-led protests which preserved this unique part of Sydney for future generations to explore and enjoy.

Nearby events

  1. Night photography class: The Rocks

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Friday 29 April 2022 , The Rocks

    Enjoy a hands-on learning experience in the beautiful area of The Rocks and its surrounds. If you have a DSLR or hybrid camera that allows for manual control of your camera then this is the perfect course for you. You'll get to shoot Sydne…

    21 Oct - 29 Apr
  2. Private photography class in Sydney

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Friday 29 April 2022 , The Rocks

    Develop your composition and shooting skills, and gain confidence as a photographer. You'll learn lots, but also have fun along the way. This will be a thought provoking class where you'll be challenged to think unconventionally and explore…

    21 Oct - 29 Apr