Kids Activities in The Rocks (2000)

Sydney City, the Sydney Region, New South Wales (NSW)

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These spring school holidays Australian Theatre for Young People (atyp) in collaboration with Sydney Living Museums, Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority & The Big Dig (YHA Ltd) are proud to present a head-on collision between contemporary performance and history created by over 40 young people in collaboration with some of Sydney’s most exciting theatre artists and staged in some of Sydney's most unique locations. Every city starts somewhere but Sydney's beginnings are truly incredible and those ...
Located in the heart of The Rocks, Susannah Place is a rare surviving example of a simple working-class terrace. Built in 1844, by Irish immigrants and continuously occupied until 1990 this typically English terrace was home to over 100 different families. The museum tells the stories of the often overlooked lives of working class people and the neighbourhood in which they lived, played, worked and struggled. The four houses survived largely unchanged through the slum clearances of the early 20th ...
The Hyde Park Barracks was built in 1819 to house, clothe and feed convict men and boys. This impressive brick building and walled compound, located at the head of Sydney’s historic Macquarie Street, was designed by convict architect Francis Greenway. After 1848 the main dormitory held newly arrived female immigrants while a handful of government agencies made use of surrounding buildings. In 1862, separate wards for destitute women were added upstairs and the Barracks became known as the Hyde ...
Feline like a challenge? Welcome to Australia's newest and most entertaining live tournament, The Felix® Clever Cat-a-thon. Come down to Circular Quay to challenge your fellow Aussies, as you race through a cunning, human obstacle course in ‘Cat-Mode’. The 16m long, inflatable, cat-themed human obstacle course, has been constructed with larger-than-life obstacles your cat would encounter every day, to bring out your inner cat – and give you space to run, jump, climb, hang, claw and pounce! ...

Royal Botanic Garden, Mrs Macquaries Road, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Palm Grove Centre is a spectacular glass & stone building, located in the heart of the Royal Botanic Gardens. The Garden Shop offers Sydney’s finest range of horticultural, botanical and general gardening books with a particular emphasis on Australian native plants. The book room offers a place to relax and read through our books in window seats with a view into the Garden which surround the shop. We also carry a large range of books relating to botanic illustration, bush regeneration, cooking, ...
The Australian National Maritime Museum, on the western shore of Sydney's Darling Harbour, is in a lively heritage precinct with many attractions. The distinctive main building, with a roofline evoking waves and sails, houses exhibitions that: explore Australia's links with the sea consider how maritime activities and issues have shaped the lives of people in Australia. These exhibitions are themed, ranging from Indigenous lore and European seafaring to aquatic sport and the maritime defence of ...
Darling Harbour was created as a gift to the people of NSW in celebration of Australia's bicentenary in 1988. Since its opening, Darling Harbour has been a place of celebration for the people of Sydney, as well as a hugely popular tourist destination, that attracts more than 25 million visitors annually. Located on the edge of Sydney CBD, it's easy to get to Darling Harbour by bus, train, ferry, monorail, lightrail, car, taxi or bicycle.
The Candle Factory. For over 30 years Sydneysiders and visitors alike have enjoyed The Candle Factory's beautiful range of quality candles. The Candle Factory is also the home of candle making. We handcraft and sell many unique candles on site - and we've been proudly making them since the 1970s. We were originally located in Hornsby before moving to the Argyle Stores in The Rocks. Today, in our current home in the Metcalfe Arcade, we're nestled among jewelry makers, wine merchants and craft stores. ...

Cnr Albert and Phillip Streets, Circular Quay, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Step into the dark side of Sydney’s past with a visit to a historic police and court building (1856 –1888) that once imposed authority on Sydney’s unruly waterfront. Explore the building’s atmospheric interior – heavy blocks of sandstone, spiked gates and the corridor of cells. In the 1890s police Charge Room you can stand before the Duty Sergeant’s desk and imagine yourself being fingerprinted. Encounter a spine-chilling collection of criminal weapons and a mug-shot gallery of offenders ...

Sydney Harbour National Park, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Goat Island is a rocky island in Sydney Harbour, in New South Wales, Australia. The island is some 400 m by 200 m in size and is located north-west of the Sydney central business district. Goat Island lies off the shores of the Sydney suburbs of Balmain and Millers Point, at the junction of Darling Harbour with the main channel of Sydney Harbour. Over the years Goat Island has served as a quarry, convict stockade, explosives store, police station, fire station, boatyard and film set. Today the island ...

Middle Harbour, via a ferry that departs wharf 6 at Circular Quay, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Fort Denison, also known as "Pinchgut", is one of Sydney's historic landmarks, located in the centre of Sydney Harbour. At 1pm every day, Fort Denison's staff fire a cannon. This practice began in 1906 to enable sailors to set their ship's chronometers correctly. When the First Fleet arrived in 1788, Fort Denison was a steep, rocky island known to the Aboriginal people as Mat-te-wan-ye and was a popular fishing place for local tribes. The name “Pinchgut” arose soon after, as convicts who had ...

Watson Road (entry from Argyle Street ), Observatory Hill, The Rocks, The Rocks, NSW 2000

The S.H. Ervin Gallery is one of Sydney ’s leading public art institutions housed in the historic National Trust Centre on Observatory Hill, The Rocks in Sydney. The Gallery’s exhibition program is designed to explore the richness and diversity of Australian art, both historical and contemporary, and present it in new contexts. The Gallery is renowned for encouraging research and promoting scholarly appraisal of artists from all periods of Australian art history. In addition, the S.H. Ervin Gallery ...

Corner of Argyle and Playfair streets, The Rocks, NSW 2000

Sydney Visitor Centre at The Rocks provides a comprehensive range of information about Sydney and regional New South Wales. Friendly and professional Visitor Services Advisors (many of whom speak a second language) are available to assist visitors with an extensive range of brochures, maps and other information about activities and events in and around Sydney. The centres also offer a select range of gifts.
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