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The Currency Museum of Australia

Money makes the world go round as the song goes. But money can also be a window to a country’s past, present and future. This could be debatable in so many terms; however, the Museum of Australian Currency Notes attest to this notion. Located at the ground floor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Museum … Continue reading

The Wondrous World of Scienceworks

Getting into museums is one of the best places to understand and learn more about certain cultures and traditions. It is also the better place to study the vast place that we live in. However, most of the time, museums are considered to be both boring and non-appealing to children as some of them are … Continue reading

Robertson, NSW: Unravelling Southern Highland’s Kept Secret

The Southern Highland is known for its lush green landscape and winery. Amongst the many townships in this region, a particular large village that seats on an elevated plateau is the town of Robertson. Near the railway station is the Robertson Common, a remembrance park where a Memorial to the Railway Workers can be seen. … Continue reading

5 Structures in Sydney that Reminds You of the World

Many seasoned travelers and tourists have compared numerous attractions that they have seen from one country to another. Some have even thought of them as structures akin to those which are famous and legendary. In our today’s post, we pick five structures in and around Sydney that reminds most, if not all, of their counterparts. … Continue reading

Australian National Maritime Museum Gives a Closer Look of Naval History

Australia boasts of an enigmatic past which the present generation can learn from. Its historical past has molded the country to its present multicultural diversity. From the landing of the first fleet of Captain James Cook in 1788, it started an era of Western culture admixed with the indigenous Australian traditions and customs. Since then, Australia is … Continue reading

The Powerhouse Museum: A Museum of All Sorts and Ages

Museums have always been a fascination on my part. Whenever and wherever a museum is around in a certain location we are wandering, I often make a trip to these interesting worlds of various things. Maybe it’s my curiosity of what’s inside it that makes me a magnet for museums. Or, probably, I just wanted … Continue reading

Visiting Sydney Tramway Museum: A Blast from the Past

One of the coolest things about the tour organised by the Sydney Electric Train Society was the visit to the Sydney Tramway Museum in the suburb of Loftus in the Sutherland Shire. The museum houses a range of local and international trams that coasted along the historic lanes of Australian and overseas cities. Besides these, … Continue reading

Customs House, Sydney: An Architectural Heritage

I have always been fascinated with building architecture, more so with its historical significance. During the last occasion we were at Circular Quay, as we got off the train station near the wharf, I asked Sean to take a photo of a building that was across the station, unknowingly at that time of its name. … Continue reading

A Look at the Museum of Contemporary Arts

Located near the iconic Sydney Opera House, the Museum of Contemporary Arts houses an array of grandiose and visually appealing works of modern-day Australians, including world-renowned Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. From imaginative paintings to complex abstracts, Australian creativity and ingenuity are depicted in each piece of craft in the four-storey gallery. Every piece … Continue reading

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