Sydney Museums Pass

The Sydney Museums Pass is the smartest way to experience Sydney’s past and present.  

You can access our 12 museums and historic houses on just one pass and make great savings on regular admission fees.

Start with stories of convicts, criminals, archaeology and architecture at sites including Hyde Park Barracks MuseumMuseum of SydneyJustice & Police Museum and Susannah Place Museum

Step inside central Sydney's oldest public building The Mint, once part of Governor Macquarie's notorous Rum Hospital, then discover the only collection in Australia dedicated to the history of the home at the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

Go beyond the city to discover the treasures within stunning Elizabeth Bay HouseVaucluse House and Rose Seidler House, or experience country life during colonial times at original homesteads Elizabeth FarmRouse Hill House & Farm and Meroogal.  


Purchase the Sydney Museums Pass from any of the participating museums and historic houses as well as the Sydney Visitor Centres at The Rocks and Darling Harbour.

  • $24 Adult
  • $16 Child (Ages 5–15)
  • $16 Concession (Full-time students, seniors, pensioners, and ISIC, YHA, HI, Nomad and VIP members)
  • $50 Family 
  • Free entry for children aged 4 and under

Terms and conditions

  • The Sydney Museums Pass is valid for one month from date of purchase
  • The pass allows one general entry to each participating museum and historic house
  • The pass cannot be exchanged or refunded. It is non-transferable and not valid for events

Latest news from our museums

Botanical Art tile with blue background and flower illustration.

Museum of Sydney

Botanical ArtWednesday 6 July 2016

This winter, Sydney Living Museums presents two new botanical art exhibitions at the Museum of Sydney: Florilegium: Sydney’s Painted Garden and The Artist & the Botanical Collector: the Lost...

Group of women with wooden trunk on display against wall with window above.

Hyde Park Barracks

Margaret Hurley’s descendants visit the barracksTuesday 5 July 2016

Margaret Hurley’s wooden trunk, which first arrived at the Barracks in 1850, has now returned 165 years later, on generous loan from her descendant Rose Marie Perry, and is on display in the female Immigration Depot dormitory at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Woman examining collection items on desk.

Hyde Park Barracks

Close to the bone at Hyde Park Barracks MuseumMonday 4 July 2016

Archaeology honours student Kim Connor from the University of Sydney is currently studying the archaeology collection at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, and is really getting to know bones for her thesis entitled: 'Feeding the Confined'.

Outside view of sandstone building with steps up from street and blue sign with name of museum.

Justice & Police Museum

Explosive excesses: New Year's Eve in SydneyTuesday 29 December 2015

The sounds of New Year's Eve in Sydney have changed over time, from explosive devices to fireworks.

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Museum of Sydney

The Guardian Review Lloyd Rees ExhibitionTuesday 15 December 2015