On the corner of William and College streets, you will find the excellent Australian Museum.
Established in 1827, the present complex is an intriguing mix of Victorian museum and 21st-century educational centre. It houses several unique natural history collections as well as a superb display of Indigenous Australian culture, with lots of hands-on activities and weekly sessions of Aboriginal music and dance.
On Tuesdays in summer it is open 5.30–9.30pm, with a bar, performers, DJs and artists.
6 College St; (02) 9320 6000; 9.30am–5pm daily.
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