We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Welcome Wall

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Share
Review Highlights
Honouring Immigrants

My family immigrated to Australia in 1970 from Bremer haven in Germany. We have our names inscribed... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
theharveyz
,
Scarborough, Australia
Fascinating

Amazing wall to ponder as many migrant came to this country including my parents . Location is not... read more

Reviewed 7 June 2016
Tony V
via mobile
Read all 13 reviews
8
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent15%
  • Very good55%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
19 Jun 2017
“Honouring Immigrants”
6 Jun 2016
“Fascinating”
About
The Welcome Wall is actually part of the Maritime Museum but deserves to be a tourist attraction in its own right. It stands separate from the Museum, in the open air on Darling Harbour. It's free of charge, unlike the Museum and is a record of the...more
Open Now
Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Darling Harbour, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Central Business District
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sydney
from US$94.60
More Info
from US$29.30
More Info
from US$36.70
More Info
from US$79.90
More Info
Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
11 results
Traveller rating
1
7
3
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1
7
3
0
0
See what travellers are saying:
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 11 reviews
Reviewed 20 June 2017

My family immigrated to Australia in 1970 from Bremer haven in Germany. We have our names inscribed on the welcome wall and proudly call Australia our home. It was good to visit the wall and see the many names inscribed and people walking up and...More

Thank theharveyz
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing wall to ponder as many migrant came to this country including my parents . Location is not the greatest but it serves its purpose I guess Many many people's names and many more to come

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

It's a nice tribute that is the first thing you see as you get off the ferry at Pyrmont Bay in Darling Harbour just beside the Maritime Museum. It's a worthy point of interest while in the area.

Thank JamesA546
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

A nice wall representing just how multicultural Australia is. Located near darling harbour, might be worth the visit if nearby

Thank JasonDoz
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

The Welcome Wall is a relatively new addition to Darling Harbour (OK, 2 years now), and it's relevance is interesting, given that anyone can request their ancestor names be added to the wall - for a fee. Nice to see, however don't expect a huge...More

Thank KylieIsTravelling
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Of personal interest as my fiance's father arrived from Italy in 1951 and the kids all got together a few years ago for a special birthday and got his name added to the wall. As part of rhis the stories of the immigrants are also...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Fascinating read of the comments and seeing some familiar names. This shows how Australia was / is put together. People coming from all over the world for lots of reasons. Most with hope for the better.

Thank gaffer_2002
Reviewed 2 February 2015

The Welcome Wall is a great reminder of what makes this country the great place it is. The fact that we welcomed people from all over the world is documented with the names and arrival dates. This is a worthwhile place to visit.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 18 August 2014

We probably stumbled across this wall , as it was adjacent to the pier we used every day to travel around. Once you start reading all the information, you just can't but by impressed by the journeys some of the pioneers made all those years...More

Thank Conji
Reviewed 27 January 2014

This is a huge wall with names on it of people who have arrived in Australia. If you arrived,mor your family arrived, and your name is on here, or the names of your family, then I guess this is a 5 star review as its...More

1  Thank PassportUK
View more reviews
Nearby
Darling Harbour
The original docklands of Darling Harbour have been
transformed into a tourist mecca with entertainment
for the whole family. Cockle Bay Wharf offers dining
options from budget to upscale and million dollar
views of the harbour. Young crowds gather on weekends
for nightlife that ranges from salsa clubs to Dj’s.
Families can visit the Chinese Gardens of Friendship
or the Sydney Aquarium, one of the largest in the
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 189 nearby hotels
PARKROYAL Darling Harbour Sydney
3,365 reviews
.20 km away
Seasons Harbour Plaza
810 reviews
.20 km away
Mantra on Kent
1,821 reviews
.23 km away
Hyatt Regency Sydney
2,167 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,843 nearby restaurants
Sepia
621 reviews
.17 km away
Hunter and Barrel
252 reviews
.08 km away
Helm Bar & Bistro
438 reviews
.16 km away
The Lindt Cafe
338 reviews
.05 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,784 nearby attractions
Darling Harbour
9,945 reviews
.13 km away
Cockle Bay Wharf
212 reviews
.13 km away
Madame Tussauds Sydney
1,604 reviews
.25 km away
Sea Life Sydney Aquarium
4,268 reviews
.21 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Welcome Wall staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines