Visit the Justice & Police Museum

Getting here


Corner Albert and Phillip Streets, Circular Quay, Sydney, NSW 2000


+61 2 9252 1144

By public transport

We are located one street back from Circular Quay, which is serviced by trains, buses and ferries.

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

By road


We don’t have parking at the museum and street parking is very limited. The nearest public carparks are at the Sir Stamford Hotel in Albert Street, the Intercontinental Hotel in Phillip Street or the Sydney Opera House. Visitors are advised to check parking rates.

Buses can stop on Macquarie Street to drop-off and pick-up. There are bus parking zones on Macquarie Street which require drivers to remain with their vehicles.


We don't have secure parking for bikes at the Justice & Police Museum.

Hours & admission

Justice & Police Museum will be closed until further notice.
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Open Saturday and Sunday

10am - 5pm

Admission charges apply

Closed Christmas Day

While our houses and museums are temporarily closed, you can still discover the people, stories and collections online and across our social channels. Stay connected to be inspired and entertained.



Adult  | $15 
Concession  | $12 
Family*  | $38 
Members  | Free of charge
Children under 3 years  | Free of charge

*2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children

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Tours & groups

Self-guided visits and tours

Explore the museum on your own or ask our friendly staff for information about our daily tours.

  • 10.30am (on Saturdays & Sundays) experience both sides of the law - will you be a Cop or Robber? And enjoy stories of the Police Station.
  • 11.30am (on Saturdays & Sundays) we offer a family-friendly Bushrangers Behind Bars courtroom experience where everyone is welcome to join in a mock trial of bushranger John Vane, member of the Ben Hall Gang.
  • 2.30pm (on Saturdays & Sundays) adults can join in our Murder in the Museum tour.

Tours are free with museum entry and we take a maximum of 20 people, walk-up only.

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Group bookings

We offer a range of tour options for groups of 10 or more and recommend booking in advance. Please visit our Groups page to find out about our various tours and how to book. 

School bookings

The Justice & Police Museum runs education programs for primary and secondary students. Find out more about education programs at the Justice & Police Museum.




There are 16 steps into the museum by the front (Albert Street) entrance. Visitors with wheelchairs and visitors with low mobility can enter via a ramp from Albert Street. Please ring the bell on the door to let us know you are here.

Once inside the museum, there is access for people with wheelchairs to most areas, including the main exhibition gallery and toilets, but some other areas are very narrow and have steps.

Hearing and vision

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We are always happy to try to accommodate individual visitors with specific needs in our guided tours, but we are best able to do that if you call ahead to let us know about any particular requirements you have. For groups with specific needs, we can develop customised tours to support those needs. Please call ahead to arrange on + 61 2 8239 2211.

Venue hire

Overlooking Sydney’s Circular Quay in the heart of the CBD, the Justice & Police Museum provides an unforgettable setting for a range of events and experiences, including presentations, workshops, product launches, business lunches, dinners and cocktail parties.

Photo © Stuart Miller for Sydney Living Museums

Customer Service Charter

Sydney Living Museums cares for 12 of the most important historic houses and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW. Our vision is to create a living future for the past. Our mission is to cherish, protect and share our places and stories.

Please read our Customer Service Charter to learn more about our commitment to providing you with the best possible experience when you visit one of our museums and historic houses.

Photo © Haley Richardson & Stuart Miller for Sydney Living Museums