Australian Museum

First public museum in Australia in a purpose built sandstone building which commands the eastern side of Hyde Park. It continues to exhibit and expand the knowledge of the cultural and natural history of Australia and the Pacific region.

Milestone
Constructed
1846 - 1857
Position
1844 - 1849
Property
Occupied by
1849 -
Type

Australian Museum

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2008

The Australian Museum building in College Street was begun in the 1840s and has been extended in stages to house the museum's growing and changing collection and staff.