The Australian Museum main entrance is located on the corner of College Street and William Street in central Sydney, just across the road from Hyde Park and opposite St Mary's Cathedral. For directions, please see the Google Map at the end of this page.
There is no public car parking available at the Australian Museum. There is a bus bay and accessible parking drop off zone on William Street. We recommend parking at nearby car parking stations and metered parking in surrounding streets, or catch public transport.
Nearby car parking stations
- Wilson Parking - 70 Riley Street
Australian Museum visitors can park at Wilson Parking at 70 Riley St, Darlinghurst for $22* Monday – Friday, and $10** for nights and weekends. To receive the discount, you must pre-book online or use the Wilson Parking mobile app AND use promo code MUSEUM.
- Wilson Parking - The Domain
Australian Museum visitors can park at Wilson Parking – 1 St Mary's Road, Domain for $21 Monday – Friday, and $10 on weekends. To receive the discount, pre-book online or use the Wilson Parking mobile app AND use promo code MUSEUM.
*$22 day rate is only available when you pre-book online at 70 Riley Street. Available Monday-Friday, booked entry time must be after 6am, and booked exit time must be before 5pm. Offer is for individual use only and can be used for multiple bookings. Casual parking rates apply if booking conditions are not met.
**$10 night and weekend rate is only available when you pre-book online at 70 Riley Street. Booking conditions vary, visit Wilson Parking website for more details. Offer is for individual use only and can be used for multiple bookings. Casual parking rates apply if booking conditions are not met.
- Secure Parking at the Hilton Hotel Car Park is a ten minute walk away, located within the Hilton Sydney Hotel on Pitt Street.
Convenient to Westfield, Myer, QVB, David Jones and Hyde Park, you can park here to make your visit to the Australian Museum a visit to the city too!
Please check the Secure Parking website for rates, opening times and maps.
Bus drop off zone
There is a bus drop off zone on William Street near the Group Entrance: No Parking Coaches Excepted 8am-5pm.
There is currently no accessible parking available at the Australian Museum. We recommend parking at nearby car parks and metered parking in surrounding streets. Enacon Parking on Cathedral Street has 11 accessible spots and is a 3 minute walk to the Australian Museum. This route has no steps.
For more information please refer to the Enacon Parking website
There is metered car parking available in streets around the Australian Museum.
Ride your Bike
There are bike loops along William Street street poles around the AM. Refer to the City of Sydney website for more info on bike riding around the city.
Groups entrance on William St
The main entrance from College Street, near the corner of William Street, is wheelchair accessible and can be found at what3words///ports.penny.winter.
The group bookings, bus and accessible drop off zone entrance is from William Street and can be found at what3words ///clap.bunch.among. This entrance is generally locked and opened by our staff for group access to the the Lower Ground (LG) level Education Rooms, Members Lounge, Cloaking Room and toilets.
You can park your pram indoors in the pram bay in Hintze Hall on Upper Ground floor or opposite the Billabong Waterhole kiosk on Level 2. The whole museum is pram-friendly, with lifts and ramps throughout.
The nearest train stations are St James, Museum and Town Hall. Each are of equal distance to us and are an easy 7 minute walk.
Please note that Museum Station does not offer lift access at this stage.
If you have a stroller or wheelchair, please note that your journey through Hyde Park will end in stairs at each of the museum corners on College and Park Streets. Level exit is available at the St Mary's Cathedral pedestrian crossing if coming from St James Station, and at the corner of College and Liverpool Streets if coming from Museum Station.
For bus services arriving in the city centre, alight near Hyde Park or Town Hall and walk east along Park Street towards Kings Cross - a 7 to 10 minute walk.
Sydney Trip Planner helps you plan your journey to the Museum using public transport.
Hop-on Hop-off Tour Buses
The AM is on the Sydney and Bondi Hop-on Hop-off Tour bus route with a stop right outside our entrance on College Street.