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

Next open Saturday 24 February, 10am–5pm


Open Saturday and Sunday

10am - 5pm

Admission charges apply

Closed Christmas Day


Adult  | $12 
Concession  | $8 
Family  | $30 
Members  | Free of charge
Children under 5 years  | Free of charge

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Tours & Groups


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

Experience both sides of the law, will you be a Cop or Robber? Enjoy stories of the Police Station at 10.30am.

At 11.30am we offer a family-friendly Bushrangers Behind Bars courtroom experience, where everyone is welcome to join in a mock trial of bushranger John Vane (a member of the Ben Hall Gang).

At 3pm 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.

Find out more.

Group bookings

Groups of 10 or more can book a guided tour from Monday through Sunday. But please book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. For bookings and information call +61 2 8239 2211 or email

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. 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 wheelchair access to most areas, including the main exhibition gallery and toilets, but some other areas are very narrow and have steps.

Hearing and vision

All videos are captioned.


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