Location, Parking and Public Transport

Find out about the AM's location, how to get here using public transport and where to park your car or bike.

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The Australian Museum is located on the corner of College Street and William Street in central Sydney, just across the road from Hyde Park and opposite St Mary's Cathedral.

Car parking station

Take advantage of our promotional parking with Secure Parking at the Hilton Hotel Car Park when you visit.

Secure Parking is only a ten minute walk away, located within the Hilton Sydney Hotel, Pitt Street.

Simply ask our staff for your parking rebate ticket and present this with your original ticket when you collect your car to receive a great daily parking rate.

Park for up to 3-hours for only $15.00 and beyond 3-hours at a great CBD flat-rate of just $20.00.

Convenient to Westfield, Myer, QVB, David Jones and Hyde Park. Make your visit to the AM a visit to the city, too.

Check the Secure Parking website, here, for other special rates, opening times and maps.

Parking metres

There is metered parking available on streets near the AM.

Ride your Bike

There are secure bike racks at the Garden café, as well as bike racks on William Street and bike loops on all street poles around the AM. Refer to the City of Sydney website for more info on bike riding around the city.


The nearest train stations are St James, Museum and Town Hall. Each are of equal distance to us and are an easy seven-minute walk.

Please note that Museum Station does not offer lift access at this stage.

If you have a stroller or wheelchair, please note that your journey through Hyde Park will end in stairs at each of the museum corners on College and Park Streets. Level exit is available at the St Mary's Cathedral pedestrian crossing if coming from St James Station, and at the corner of College and Liverpool Streets if coming from Museum Station.


For bus services arriving in the city centre, alight near Hyde Park or Town Hall and simply walk east along Park Street towards Kings Cross - a 7 to 10 minute walk.

Sydney Trip Planner helps you plan your journey to the Museum using public transport.

The AM is on the Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour bus route with a stop right outside our doors.


Please call +61 (0)2 9320 6000 or send us an email.

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