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Australian Convict Sites

Australian Convict Sites

In July 2010 the World Heritage Convention’s announced that Kingston and Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island and the other 10 Australian convict sites on listed the World Heritage List.

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Australian National Maritime Museum

Australian National Maritime Museum

Located at Sydney’s Darling Harbour, the Museum explore Australia’s links with the sea. These exhibitions are themed, ranging from Indigenous lore and European seafaring to aquatic sport and the maritime defence of our shores.

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City of Canada Bay Museum Concord Sydney

City of Canada Bay Museum Concord Sydney

This is a social history museum containing over 1000 items of clothing, household items, furniture, war memorabilia, office equipment, brick-a-brac, books, documents, photographs, etc.

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Chain Gang – Convicts

Chain Gang – Convicts

As many as 50,000 convicts transported to New South Wales spent some time at the Hyde Park Barracks. Today it is a museum of its own history and a window into our past.

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