Susannah Place Museum, Sydney

4.6
#12 of 53 in Museums in Sydney
Susannah Place Museum is a terrace of four brick houses and a tiny shop dating from 1844. The historical museum provides you with insights into how working-class families lived from the mid-19th to the late 20th century. Learn how maritime tenants and ginger-beer makers lived in the heart of The Rocks. A wood-fired copper bowl used for washing is displayed on the backyard’s worn steps. Explore the crowded living quarters and tiny basement kitchen. The old corner shop sells sweets. Put Susannah Place Museum into our Sydney tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Great tour through a couple of old houses near Sydney harbour. Very enthusiastic guide which provides a lot of interesting facts and stories about the living conditions in the 2 previous centuries.  more »
  • Insights of all the rooms of the historical house of the Irish migrants family. Steve, my tour guide took me for a walk from 1844 til 1990. He explained everything and as I was the only attendee at th...  more »
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  • Very reasonable price of $12 for a tour. Guide was informative and had wide knowledge. Although sugarcoated stories a bit. Colonization or invasion? You decide
  • Absolutely loved it. You enter a different world. So interesting to see how people lived in past few decades with so little!

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