Visit The Mint

Getting to
The Mint​

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ADDRESS

10 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

PHONE

Reception

+61 2 8239 2288

Cafe

The Sydney Mint Café will be closed for refurbishment from 25 January 2014.

BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT

We are located at the southern (Hyde Park) end of Macquarie Street, next to the Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Train

The Mint is a 5-minute walk from St James station (City Circle line) or a 10-minute walk from Martin Place station (Eastern Suburbs line).

Bus

The nearest bus stops are on Elizabeth Street at Hyde Park, which is a  5-minute walk away.

The 200 bus, which runs between Chatswood and Bondi Junction train stations on Mondays to Fridays only, stops on Macquarie Street.

For up-to-date timetables or to find the quickest public transport routes visit the Transport Infoline or call 131500

BY ROAD

Parking

There is no public parking at the Mint. The Domain parking station offers a special discount to our visitors and is a 10-minute walk from The Mint. Enter from St Marys Road.

Limited meter parking is available in the streets around the Royal Botanic Gardens and Hyde Park.

Buses and cars can pause to drop off and pick up south of The Mint on Prince Albert Road, or behind The Mint in Hospital Road.

Cycling

We do not have secure parking for bikes at The Mint.

 
 

HOURS & ADMISSION

Open Today

 
 

Hours

The Mint

Open Monday to Friday

9AM - 5PM

Admission FREE

Closed on weekends and public holidays

Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

Open Tuesday to Friday

10am to  4pm

Café

The Sydney Mint Café will be closed for refurbishment from 25 January 2014.

Admission

FREE

Tours

Visitors are free to wander through the displays and rooms of the Mint building and site.

Group bookings

Guided tours can be arranged for groups of 10 or more. Please call  +61 2 8239 2311.

School groups

Please note that we currently do not offer programs for school groups at this site.

 
 
 

Things to do

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See the coining press shipped out from England in the peak of the gold rushes to make sovereigns from the colony’s gold.
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Take a break from the bustle of Macquarie Street in our hidden courtyard.
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Enjoy a coffee on the verandah overlooking Macquarie Street.
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See the elegant candy-striped cast-iron columns and girders of the historic Coining Factory, based on London’s Crystal Palace.
 

Access

Please feel free to call before your visit or ask at the reception desk for any assistance you may need.

 
 
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Mobility

There is wheelchair access to the ground floor of the Macquarie Street building, courtyard and the main Sydney Living Museums reception area in the Coining Factory building. The Coining Factory building also has accessible toilets.

TOURS

For groups with specific needs, we can develop customised tours to support those needs. Please call ahead to arrange on +61 2 8239 2311.

 
 

Cafe

 
 


 

The Sydney Mint Café will be closed for refurbishment from 25 January 2014.

From the elegant colonnaded verandah with views over Macquarie Street and the Mint's historic sandstone courtyard, enjoy the very best of modern Australian cuisine in our changing seasonal menus. The café can also be booked for private functions.

 
 

Venue Hire

 
 


 

Situated in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, The Mint’s striking architecture, flexible, award-winning event spaces and integrated AV make it a versatile and inspiring venue choice for parties, celebrations and business events.

BOOKINGS & INQUIRIES

Contact the Venues Team today.