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Visiting the Museum

You can visit the Museum for a self-guided tour of its permanent collection or exhibitions. In addition, special tours and educational talks can be booked for schools and other groups. And there is a school holiday program for primary age children.

Activities

Talks

The Museum offers talks to groups, including school groups, on:

  • the Reserve Bank and its main functions
  • the framework for monetary policy
  • Australian banknotes, including how they are produced and their security features

And those with special interests in the Museum’s historic collection of notes and artefacts can receive a guided tour by staff.

There is a lift that enables access for prams and wheelchairs to the Museum.

Regular Events

The Museum is always open on Australia Day, and participates in both NAIDOC Week and History Week.

Opening Hours

The Reserve Bank Museum is open between 10.00 am and 4.00 pm Monday to Friday except Public and New South Wales Bank holidays.

Admission is free.

Group Bookings

You can schedule a group visit or contact Museum staff:

* Freecall - not available to Sydney callers. Excludes calls from mobile phones which are charged at the applicable rate.
† People with hearing or speech impairments can contact the Bank by using the National Relay 24-hour Service.
Phone +61 2 9551 9743
Toll Free 1800 300 288*
TTY Voice Calls
133 677
Speak & Listen
1300 555 727
Postal Address Reserve Bank of Australia Museum
Reserve Bank of Australia GPO Box 3947
SYDNEY NSW 2001
AUSTRALIA
Street Address 65 Martin Place
SYDNEY NSW 2000
E-mail museum@rba.gov.au

National Relay Service

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can contact the Museum via the National Relay Service.

* Freecall - not available to Sydney callers. Excludes calls from mobile phones which are charged at the applicable rate.
Speak & Read callers Dial 133 677 then ask for 02 9551 9743 or
Dial 1800 555 677 then ask for 1800 300 288*
Speak & Listen callers Dial 1300 555 727 then ask for 02 9551 9743 or
Dial 1800 555 727 then ask for 1800 300 288*
Internet relay callers Connect to the National Relay Service select ‘Make an internet relay call’ then enter 02 9551 9743

Location

Reserve Bank of Australia
Ground Floor
65 Martin Place
Sydney NSW 2000 Australia
+61 2 9551 9743
museum@rba.gov.au

How to get there

The Transport for NSW trip planner helps you plan your trip using public transport.

Train

The Museum is close to two train stations: Martin Place and St James. Wynyard Station is about a 10 minute walk.

Ferry

Alight at Circular Quay for bus routes 372, 373 or X73 to Martin Place (Elizabeth Street) and walk up Martin Place to the Museum. Alternatively, the walk from Circular Quay to the Museum takes around 10 minutes.

Bus

There are a number of bus routes that stop close to the Museum. Visit the Sydney Buses website to find your most convenient route.

Parking

Parking stations close by include:

There is also metered parking available near the Museum.

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