Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is a heritage-listed museum at 1 William Street, , , Australia. It is the oldest museum in , and the fifth oldest natural history museum in the world, with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology.

Notable Places in the Area

is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central . Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Tourist attraction
The is a heritage-listed , museum and monument located in Hyde Park South near Liverpool Street in the , . is situated 260 metres southwest of Australian Museum. Photo: Digital fuel, Public domain.

Tourist attraction
is 's tallest structure and the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere. is situated 580 metres northwest of Australian Museum. Photo: Gobeirne, CC BY 2.5.

The Cathedral Church and Minor Basilica of the Immaculate Mother of God, Help of Christians is the cathedral church of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney and the seat of the Archbishop of Sydney, currently Anthony Fisher OP. is situated 350 metres north of Australian Museum. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a harbourside, inner-city suburb of , , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.1 au.

Immediately to the east of the City Centre and also adjacent to is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The was where Governor Arthur Phillip first raised the British flag on Australian soil in January 1788, the earliest site of European settlement in Australia. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Australian Museum

-33.8744° or 33° 52' 27.7" south
151.2133° or 151° 12' 47.7" east
Open Location Code
35 metres (115 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 16748926
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: المتحف الأسترالي
  • Aragonese: Museu Australiano
  • Armenian: Ավստրալական թանգարան
  • Armenian: Ավստրալիական թանգարան
  • Chinese: 澳洲博物館
  • Chinese: 澳洲博物馆
  • Dutch: Australian Museum
  • English: Colonial Museum
  • English: Sydney Museum
  • English: The Australian Museum
  • Esperanto: Aŭstralia Muzeo
  • French: Australian Museum
  • German: Australian Museum
  • Indonesian: Museum Australia
  • Japanese: オーストラリア博物館
  • Javanese: Australian Museum
  • Javanese: Museum Australia
  • Javanese: Muséum Australia
  • Latin: Museum Australiense
  • Norwegian: Australian Museum
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Australian Museum
  • Persian: موزه استرالیایی
  • Polish: Muzeum Australijskie
  • Portuguese: Museu Australiano
  • Russian: Австралийский музей
  • Spanish: Museo Australiano
  • Turkish: Avustralya Müzesi
  • Ukrainian: Австралійський музей
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