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Sydney, Get Your Culture!

16 Aug 2017

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Sydney is home to some of Australia’s most incredible art and culture. Be entertained and thrilled by live performances and blockbuster musicals, or get inspired at a selection of exhibitions and public programs. There’s always something to discover in Australia’s heart of culture.
Whether you’re a local or just visiting, these cultural hotspots are a must-see.

The Australian Museum – 1 William St, Sydney

Australia’s first public museum, the Australian Museum gives visitors an insight into the history of the flora, fauna and cultures of Australia and the Pacific. Through exciting exhibitions and public programs, you have the chance to discover and learn.
The museum boasts over 18 million objects and artefacts as well as permanent and temporary touring galleries. Don’t miss the dinosaur exhibit, one of the most popular permanent galleries – great for every member of the family.

Walsh Bay Arts Precinct – Piers 2/3 and 4/5, Hickson Rd, Walsh Bay

This vibrant cultural precinct is rich in creative entertainment. Featuring an assortment of musicals, dances, plays, and other exciting performances all year round, Walsh Bay is a popular spot for those looking to experience something a little different. The area recently received upgrades in order to accommodate more performances and visitors.
The Walsh Bay Arts Precinct is home to many local artists, including the Sydney Theatre Company, the Sydney Dance Company, the Bangarra Dance Theatre, the Australian Chamber Orchestra, Bell Shakespeare, and the Australian Theatre for Young People. It’s also host to the annual Sydney Writers’ Festival.

The Wharf Theatres

Home to the Sydney Theatre Company, The Wharf hosts performances between two theatres, Wharf 1 and Wharf 2. Between them, the Wharf Theatres seat over 500 people and offer an impressive program of performances throughout the year.

Roslyn Packer Theatre

One of the most iconic performing arts centres in Sydney, the Roslyn Packer Theatre (previously the Sydney Theatre) is home to many exciting performances throughout the year. Whether you’re in the mood for theatre or dance, you’re sure to be impressed by the outstanding local and international talent on stage at the Roslyn Packer Theatre.

The Sydney Opera House – Bennelong Pt, Sydney

A true Australian icon, the Sydney Opera House is a favourite among locals and visitors alike. Hosting over 40 shows each week, with events across opera, music, dance, theatre, film, comedy, talks and ideas, and more, you’re sure to find a performance to entertain and captivate you.
The Sydney Opera House is also home to children-specific performances, making this World Heritage-listed venue perfect for a fun day out with the family.

 

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