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Susannah Place Museum

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The working class did it tough in Sydney in the 19th Century. View the laundry copper, backyard dunny, worn lino, tiny kitchens and crowded living quarters when you visit this rare surviving example of a working class terrace. Then stock up on...more
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58-64 Gloucester St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walking the streets of The Rocks is to walk back in time. The four historic houses comprising the Susannah Place Museum date back to 1844. Continuously occupied for 150 years these were home's to around 100 families. Take the tour to experience a part of...More

Thank Robert r
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve lived in Sydney for 40 years and I discovered this museum today! It’s included in the Living Sydney Pass, which my 8 year old son and I bought to tour Hyde Park Barracks and the Police & Justice museum. We booked into a 4pm...More

Thank ajhljs
Reviewed 3 August 2018

A hidden gem, there is so much to learn about Sydney's past here. Wonderful experience for people from overseas. Don't miss it.

Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Our guide Sally made this tour truly excellent, taking us through the 150 years these buildings were occupied and introducing us to the history of The Rocks as an area and Sydney in general. Well worth the $12 entry for a tour.

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

After living in Sydney for 5 years i have finally got round to doing a few of the museums and this one gave a very interesting insight into the history of the rocks and the families that lived there. Con, our tour guide was very...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

Quite interesting but not as good as expected. You must book. Dont be late irvthey give your spot away.

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Built in 1844 by Irish immigrants. This museum tells the story of hardworking families, who lived in the Rocks area.

Thank Praful S
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in The Rocks and is close to both Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge. It consists of a block of four terraced houses built in the 1840s and occupied by various working class families up until 1990. A guided tour, which...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Susannah Place and were so impressed at how well it has been preserved. As we enjoy our expansive air-conditioned houses with theatre rooms, en suites and designer kitchens, Susannah Place reminds us of the really basic conditions in cramped...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

A fascinating trip through time in the historic houses of Susannah Place from the late 1800s through to the 1960s. Excellent guide and at just on an hour was well worth it. Highly recommend it to anyone.

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Thank you for your enquiry. Susannah Place Museum is definitely a suitable and enjoyable destination for ESL students and school students. For more information and to make a booking please call the Susannah Place schools... More
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