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Hyde Park Barracks was home to convict men and a place of punishment between 1819 and 1848.
Designed by convict architect Francis Greenway, the Hyde Park Barracks was home to convict men and a place of punishment between 1819 and 1848. Later it became an Immigration Depot for young girls and a Government Asylum for women. The Greenway Gallery, housed in the barracks, presents a lively program of temporary exhibitions about Australian history, ideas and culture.
Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney
Situated at Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Hyde Park Barracks is open 9:30am-5:00pm daily except for Good Friday and Christmas Day.
For further information, telephone (02) 8239 2311 (Int) 61 2 8239 2311.
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Park Barracks is a five-minute walk from either St James, Martin Place or Circular Quay Railway Stations.