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Location

The Australian Museum(AM) 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.


Parking

Car parking stations

Secure Parking

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 Australian Museum a visit to the city, too!

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

Wilson Parking

Visitors to the Australian Museum can park at Wilson Parking – 70 Riley St for $15* Monday – Friday, and $6** for nights & weekends. To receive the discount, pre-book online and use promo code MUSEUM.

*$15 day rate is only available when you pre-book online at 70 Riley Street. Available Monday-Friday, booked entry time must be after 6am, and booked exit time must be before 5pm. Offer is for individual use only and can be used for multiple bookings. Casual parking rates apply if booking conditions are not met.

**$6 night and weekend rate is only available when you pre-book online at 70 Riley Street. Booking conditions vary, visit Wilson Parking website for more details. Offer is for individual use only and can be used for multiple bookings. Casual parking rates apply if booking conditions are not met.



Accessible parking

There is currently no accessible parking available at the Museum. We recommend parking at nearby car parks and metered parking in surrounding streets. Enacon Parking on Cathedral Street has 11 accessible spots and is a 3 minute walk to the Australian Museum. This route has no steps.

For more information please refer to the Enacon Parking website

Parking metres

There is metered parking available in streets around the museum.

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.

Pram parking

You can park your pram in the pram bay opposite Kidspace on Level 2 in the museum. The whole museum is pram-friendly, with lifts and ramps throughout.


Public Transport

Trains

The nearest train stations are St James, Museum and Town Hall. Each are of equal distance to us and are an easy 7 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.

Buses

For bus services arriving in the city centre, alight near Hyde Park or Town Hall and 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.

Hop-on Hop-off Tour Buses

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