Travelers are voting Australian Museum, Sydney Observatory and Hyde Park Barracks as the best of 8 museums in Sydney. There are 1 museum in Nowra a city just 163 km from Sydney and 2 museums in Bathurst which is 201 km distant. The most popular of these are Fleet Air Arm Museum in Nowra and Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum in Bathurst. You can find 24 museums in New South Wales and 67 museums in the country of Australia. Our members favorite in New South Wales is Museum of Sydney and Australian Museum is the top pick in Australia. Want more? Check out our map of museums in Sydney.