Visit The Mint

Getting to
The Mint​

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10 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000



+61 2 8239 2288

No. 10 Bistro & Store

+61 2 9232 2293


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


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).


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



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.


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



Next Open Monday 29 May



The Mint

Open Monday to Friday

9.30AM - 5PM

Admission FREE

Closed on weekends and public holidays

Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

Open Tuesday to Friday

10am to 4pm

No. 10 Bistro & Store

Open Monday to Friday

No. 10 Bistro: 11.30am to 3pm

No. 10 Store: 7.30am to 3pm





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.


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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.
Take a break from the bustle of Macquarie Street in our hidden courtyard.
Examine the archaeological remains in the courtyard and rear buildings, reminders of the busy industrial complex it once was.
See the elegant candy-striped cast-iron columns and girders of the historic Coining Factory, based on London’s Crystal Palace.


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

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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.


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



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Catalan Creme Cracked. Image supplied by Fresh Catering

The Mint building at 10 Macquarie Street, Sydney has welcomed a new era with the arrival of No. 10 Bistro & Store.

No.10 Bistro offers superb contemporary bistro style food with a focus on high-quality local produce. Downstairs, the No.10 Store offers an espresso bar, Fresh Flowers and Anthropology gift store.

For restaurant reservations please phone: 9232 2293 (during business hours) Email:


Venue Hire

Long table set for banquet in courtyard with guests in background.

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.


Contact the Venues Team today.