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The working class did it tough in Sydney in the 19th Century. View the laundry copper, backyard dunny, worn lino, tiny kitchens and crowded living quarters when you visit this rare surviving example of a working class terrace. Then stock up on...more
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58-64 Gloucester St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A hidden gem, there is so much to learn about Sydney's past here. Wonderful experience for people from overseas. Don't miss it.

Thank MonoFelizPanama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our guide Sally made this tour truly excellent, taking us through the 150 years these buildings were occupied and introducing us to the history of The Rocks as an area and Sydney in general. Well worth the $12 entry for a tour.

Thank TheOExpress
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After living in Sydney for 5 years i have finally got round to doing a few of the museums and this one gave a very interesting insight into the history of the rocks and the families that lived there. Con, our tour guide was very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite interesting but not as good as expected. You must book. Dont be late irvthey give your spot away.

Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Built in 1844 by Irish immigrants. This museum tells the story of hardworking families, who lived in the Rocks area.

Thank Praful S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is located in The Rocks and is close to both Circular Quay and the Harbour Bridge. It consists of a block of four terraced houses built in the 1840s and occupied by various working class families up until 1990. A guided tour, which...More

Thank The_Coach55
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour of Susannah Place and were so impressed at how well it has been preserved. As we enjoy our expansive air-conditioned houses with theatre rooms, en suites and designer kitchens, Susannah Place reminds us of the really basic conditions in cramped...More

Thank bszj
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A fascinating trip through time in the historic houses of Susannah Place from the late 1800s through to the 1960s. Excellent guide and at just on an hour was well worth it. Highly recommend it to anyone.

Thank CraigandTania
Reviewed 1 July 2018

We had no problem getting in. The tour was interesting to learn about the history of the rocks. The tour is one hour long and only as 2,3,4. Max 8 people. So make sure you book ahead.

Thank brandasa
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We went with a group of 15 and we're split in two section this worked well as the houses are very small with narrow staircases.The homes are well preserved and were built in the 1840's. Our guide Micheal told us stories about the families and...More

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The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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Thank you for your enquiry. Susannah Place Museum is definitely a suitable and enjoyable destination for ESL students and school students. For more information and to make a booking please call the Susannah Place schools... More
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