Visit The Mint

Getting here

Address

10 Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Phone

Reception

+61 2 8239 2288

By public transport

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

Train

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).

Bus

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

By road

Parking

There is no public parking at the Mint. The Domain parking station offers a special discount to our visitors when pre-booking a parking spot online. Select Book a Bay and enter the promo code SLM. The parking station 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.

Cycling

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

Hours & admission

Open today, 9.30am–5pm

Hours

The Mint

Open Monday to Friday

9.30am–5pm

Closed on weekends and public holidays

Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

Open Tuesday to Friday

10am to 4pm

No. 10 Bistro & Store

No. 10 Bistro & No. 10 Store have now closed. We thank customers for their support and look forward to welcoming our exciting new partner, Pearl Catering shortly.

Admission

FREE

Self-guided visits

Visitors are free to wander through the displays and rooms of the Mint building and site.

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 groups

Please note that we currently do not offer programs for school groups at this site.

Accessibility

Mobility

There is access for people with wheelchairs 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.

Tours

For groups with specific needs, we can develop customised tours to support those needs. Please call ahead to arrange on +61 2 8239 2211.

Food & drink

Pearl Catering is our exclusive hospitality partner at The Mint.  

Please contact our Venue Services Coordinator to discuss your food and beverage requirements:

T +61 2 8239 2333
venues@slm.com.au

Photo courtesy Pearl Catering

Venue hire

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.

Bookings & enquiries

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