Australian Army Museum of New South Wales

The Australian Army Museum of New South Wales, established in 1976, is located at Victoria Barracks. It is about 3km east of the Sydney CBD in the suburb of Paddington. 

The focus of the museum is to tell the story of the Army in New South Wales, from the arrival of the First Fleet and the foundation of the colony of NSW, all the way to present day conflicts and peacekeeping operations.

Bookings are essential for groups of more than 10 people.

The museum is wheelchair accessible.

Donations of memorabilia and historical artefacts are gratefully accepted in accordance with the museum’s collection policy.  

The museum relies heavily on the efforts of volunteers. Please contact the museum for further information.

Opening hours

The museum is open:

  • every Thursday 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
  • every third Sunday of the month from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The museum is only staffed on Tuesdays and Thursdays and is closed from the beginning of December to the end of January.

Entry requirements

All visitors must enter via the Pass Office located off Moore Park Road about 100 metres east of the intersection with Greens Rd.

Adults are required to provide photo identification. Children must be accompanied by an adult.