Visit the Justice & Police Museum

Getting here

Address

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

Phone

+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

Parking

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.

Cycling

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

Hours & admission

JUSTICE & POLICE MUSEUM WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Please note: In line with the latest public health advice, Sydney Living Museums advises that wearing masks is mandatory for visitors to our museums and historic houses. Please also read our Covid-19 Conditions of Entry

On arrival you will be asked to check in using the Service NSW COVID Safe QR code. If you do not have the Service NSW app, you can download it for free below, to save time when you arrive. For customers without a smart phone we will record your details on another device.

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Accessibility

Information for visitors with physical disability and mobility issues

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 to the left of the stairs at the same entrance.  Please ring the bell on the door to let us know you are here.

Access aids

If you require a wheelchair, we recommend booking it prior to your visit by calling Bookings on 02 8239 2211 during business hours. Alternatively, you can inquire when you arrive at the ticketing desk. Please note supply is limited, and subject to availability.

Wheelchair access

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

Information for visitors who are blind or have low vision

Videos are narrated and tours can be provided. We welcome assistance animals, and a water bowl is available on request.

Information for visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing:

All videos are captioned.

Information for visitors with autism or sensory sensitivities

Tips for a low-sensory visit

Minimise the time you or your family spends in a queue by buying tickets online before your visit.

The museum experience does not feature bright, flickering or strobe lighting. It does contain graphic images and small spaces including cells and weapons on display. For more information in advance of your visit, call Bookings on 02 8239 2211 during business hours.

Alternatively, you can inquire when you arrive at the Ticketing desk.
 

Carers’ information

Carers are offered free entry to the museum when they visit in an attendant role. If you or your carer wish to purchase tickets in advance of your visit please call Bookings on 02 8239 2211 during business hours and we will arrange for a free carer ticket with paid ticket. Alternatively, you can inquire when you arrive at the Ticketing desk. Please ensure your Companion Card or carer card is presented on arrival.

Tours 

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.

Bookings & inquiries

Contact the Venues Team today.

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