Plan Your Visit

Where are we?

The Museum address is 148 Darlinghurst Road, Darlinghurst.

The Museum is minutes from Kings Cross and Oxford Street, vibrant centres of activity for tourists and locals alike.

Getting here

The Museum is located close to Sydney’s CBD, with multiple options for public transport.

From Central Station, the 311 bus stops across the road from the Museum. Additional options include the 339 bus stopping on Flinders Street, or the 440 bus stopping on Oxford Street, both just a 10-minute walk to the Museum.

From Kings Cross Station, the walk to the Museum takes approximately 10 minutes.

For up-to-date public transport timetables, ring the Transport Info line on 131500 or visit their website.

Street parking is limited and ticketed. Parking is available in St Vincent’s Hospital car park.

Opening hours

Monday | 10am – 4pm
Tuesday | 10am – 4pm
Wednesday | 10am – 4pm
Thursday | 10am – 4pm
Friday | 10am – 3pm
Saturday | Closed
Sunday | 10am – 4.30pm

The Museum is closed on some Jewish holidays and public holidays. To check specific dates, see below.

Admission

  • Adult $18
  • Senior Concessions $14
  • Students $11 (children under 10 enter free)*
  • Family $40 (2 adults and 2 students)
  • Members enter free

*Due to the sensitive nature of the content in the Holocaust exhibition, we recommend that children no younger than 11 years old attend, and that children are accompanied by an adult at all times.

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COVID safety

In line with NSW public health orders, the Museum will reopen to the public with several COVID-19 safety measures. Visitors must wear a fitted face mask during their visit. To check our latest COVID-19 safety updates, click here.

Security

As with many other museums and landmark sites worldwide, The Sydney Jewish Museum has a security presence on entry.

Institutions of culture and history have historically been targets for ideological attacks and disputes. Sadly levels of racism, and antisemitism in particular, are on the rise.

Security checks of handbag and backpacks before entering the Museum is therefore mandatory, ensuring the safety of all our visitors and precious artefacts on display.

Guided tours

Guided tours of the Museum offer a unique perspective into our exhibitions, artefacts and the important stories behind them.

Times:

2pm, Monday to Friday
11am, 12pm and 1:30pm on Sundays

The price is included in the admission fee.

Voices app

The Museum has launched an app for iPhones on which the voices of Holocaust survivors can be listened to during your visit to the Museum.

If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the SJM Voices app here prior to your arrival.

For more details on the app, click here.

Accessibility

Our Museum has wheelchair accessibility to most levels internally and we will be happy to assist you on arrival. There are also accessible toilets on the Ground Floor and the Lower Ground Floor.

There is an accessibility entrance from Darlinghurst Road, please use the intercom at this door and our staff will gladly assist your entry.

Museum shop

Visit the gift shop for a large range of Judaica and general giftware. Stocks a variety of books, including Holocaust Survivor stories.

Museum members receive 10% discount on most products. Free gift wrapping.

Public and Jewish Holidays 2021-2022

Saturday 25 December – Closed (Christmas Day)

Sunday 26 December – Closed (Boxing Day)

Saturday 1 January – Closed (New Year’s Day)

Wednesday 26 January – Closed (Australia Day)

11 – 25 April – Closed for two weeks (for repairs)

Sunday 5 June – Closed (Shavuot)

Monday 6 June – Closed (Shavuot)

Sunday 25 September – Closed after 2pm (eve of Rosh Hashana)

Monday 26 September – Closed (Rosh Hashana)

Tuesday 27 September – Closed (Rosh Hashana)

Tuesday 4 October – Closed after 2pm (eve of Yom Kippur)

Wednesday 5 October – Closed (Yom Kippur)

Monday 10 October – Closed (Succot)

Tuesday 11 October – Closed (Succot)

Monday 17 October – Closed (Shemini Atzeret)

Tuesday 18 October – Closed (Simchat Torah)

Monday 24 October – Closed after 1pm (Staff Development)

Sunday 25 December – Closed (Christmas Day)

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