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 whats close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Booked this guided tour to explore the interior of this 1844 Terrace. Do nice to see so much of the original homes have been retained and not restored. Sally our guide gave us the wonderful history...  more »
  • Was closed when first walking past these house but a man stopped us and said it was well worth coming back when open Glad we did as it was very interesting and great to see that the people behind the....  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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