Museum of Sydney on the Site of First Government

A public plaza, First Government Place, preserves the site of the first Government House (1788). A modern museum explores the meanings of 1788 as a critical turning point in the history of Australians, with displays on Aboriginality, the environment, trading and meeting, transport, power, law authority, everyday life.

Collections

150 prints and photographs; 100 Museum of Sydney and First Government house objects.