Susannah Place, Sydney

4.6
#12 of 54 in Museums in Sydney
Susannah Place is a terrace of four brick houses and a tiny shop dating from 1844. The historical museum provides you with insights into how working-class families lived from the mid-19th to the late 20th century. Learn how maritime tenants and ginger-beer makers lived in the heart of The Rocks. A wood-fired copper bowl used for washing is displayed on the backyard’s worn steps. Explore the crowded living quarters and tiny basement kitchen. The old corner shop sells sweets. PutSusannah Place into our Sydney tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • This is a nice trip back in time to visit the occupants of this working class building from the early days of Sydney. The docent are very enthusiastic and knowledgeable.  more »
  • We turned up just before 3pm and took a one hour tour of this house museum with a guide who told very personalised stories about the family who built, and those who inhabited this row of historic...  more »
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  • Very reasonable price of $12 for a tour. Guide was informative and had wide knowledge. Although sugarcoated stories a bit. Colonization or invasion? You decide
  • Absolutely loved it. You enter a different world. So interesting to see how people lived in past few decades with so little!

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