Australian museums have immense opportunities for exploration, including the deadly wildlife. The museums have past and present rolled into one central place. Navigate the galleries and reminisce the rich history.
When it comes to museums, Sydney and Melbourne top the list of places with vibrant art galleries and museums. Also, you get a taste of previous cultural history. For example, Sydney has a mix of museums dating back to historical inner-city homes and harbourside establishments. You also find the latest features in modern technology that is worth scheduling an exploration mission.
Some of the museums and art galleries are exceptional. Aboriginal cultural centres can fulfil your desires for historical artefacts. Tourists can enjoy exciting experiences.
What to Expect in Art Galleries and Museums
The 200 plus years old first government house occupied by governor Arthur Phillip in 1788 is currently a museum. The museum is built around the remains of the said building. The building tells a history of pre and post-European arrival on the island. You find the early colonial life art exhibitions in various themes.
- Nicholson Museum
Definitely, a museum worth visiting and currently a university museum. It features archaeological materials from Italy, Egypt, Greece, Mesopotamia, the Middle East, and Cyprus. It has an extensive antiquities collection in the country. Found at the University of Sydney, and currently, you can visit free. However, on Saturdays, you can only be there for limited hours.
- Garrigarrang and Bayala Nura
This gallery has both artifacts and art exploring the diverse cultures and beliefs of the first people on the island. In short, you learn much about the aboriginals, their culture, and history from the colonization era to date.
- Wild Planet and Minerals Exhibition
Tells you a lot about families like insects, dinosaurs, and birds. Also, you explore the planet at the mineral exhibition. The dinosaur exhibitions use giant skeletons and life-sized models. Realistic animations also tell the story of how these dinosaurs got extinct.