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 Thursday 13 May

Please note: In line with the latest public health advice, Sydney Living Museums advises that all visitors must wear masks inside when visiting the Justice & Police Museum for Culture Up Late on Thursday 6 May and Friday 7 May. Please also read our Covid-19 Conditions of Entry

As part of the NSW Government initiative Culture Up Late, the Justice & Police Museum will open its doors from 5pm-8pm every Thursday and Friday evening from 22 April until 25 June, with FREE entry.

Please read our important COVID-19 conditions of entry before booking your tickets.

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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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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

All videos are captioned.

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.


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