3 Amazing Museums in Sydney, Australia That You Can Visit for Free

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, George Street, The Rocks NSW, Australia
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. Photo by Fidel Fernando on Unsplash

Sydney is one of those cities everyone should check out at least once in a lifetime, but visiting it doesn’t come cheap. Luckily, there are many fun activities you can do in this Australian metropolis without paying a dime—starting with a visit to these three amazing museums.

Museum of Contemporary Art

Located in the cutting-edge waterside art deco building in Sydney’s historic The Rocks neighborhood, this museum is heaven on earth for contemporary art lovers. It offers free general admission, and you can explore its impressive permanent collection without spending a fortune.

Art Gallery of New South Wales

Are lovers also shouldn’t miss this amazing gallery while exploring Sydney since it’s one of the largest public galleries in Australia. Entry is free and you can explore most exhibitions free of charge, including the gallery’s impressive collections dedicated to Indigenous Australian art.

The Rocks Discovery Museum

The Rocks is one of Sydney’s most beloved historic neighborhoods, and there’s a whole museum dedicated to its rich legacy. Located inside a restored 1850s sandstone warehouse, this museum will take you on an interesting walk-through of The Rocks, looking back at pivotal moments that transformed it into one of the symbols of Sydney.