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Soak Up Some Culture!

A guide for cultural centres, museums, galleries and more!

"Voice Array" at MCA Sydney (2011) by Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Read the text below to search for the best cultural events in town!


Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)

Dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today's artists*

(free admission excepting special exhibitions)

Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW) -

Modern and contemporary works are displayed in expansive, light-filled spaces, offering stunning views of Sydney and the harbour, while our splendid Grand Courts are home to a distinguished collection of colonial and 19th-century Australian works and European old masters. There are also dedicated galleries celebrating the arts of Asia and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art.*

(free admission excepting special exhibitions)

Australian Centre for Photography (ACP)

(exhibitions and workshops)

Powerhouse Museum

Our Museum has three venues, a collection of over 500,000 objects, an engaging and ever-changing program of exhibitions and curriculum-relevant educational experiences.*

Museum of Sydney

The Museum of Sydney is a historical collection and exhibit, built on the ruins of the house of New South Wales' first Governor, Arthur Phillip, on the present-day corner of Phillip and Bridge Street, Sydney*

Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia,[1] with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology. It was first conceived and developed along the contemporary European model of an encyclopaedic warehouse of cultural and natural history and features collections of vertebrate and invertebrate zoology, as well as mineralogy, palaeontology and anthropology.

Australian Maritime Museum

The Australian National Maritime Museum (ANMM) is a federally operated maritime museum in Darling Harbour, Sydney.

Sydney Opera House

The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia. It is one of the 20th century's most famous and distinctive buildings.


You can find out more about these venues on the websites below:

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Don’t forget to show your student card where admission is charged as you may be eligible for a student discount! If you are keen on theatre, you can also try some of these websites for discounted tickets:

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