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Exterior view of the Chau Chak Wing Museum, surrounded by grass and trees.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

Common questions about the Chau Chak Wing Museum
Do you have a question about visiting us or would you like to know more about the museum? Read the FAQs.

The museum is open:
Monday to Friday, 10am - 5pm
Thursday, 10am - 9pm
Saturday to Sunday, 12pm - 4pm

The museum is closed on all NSW public holidays including the following dates in 2021: 

Australia Day - 26 January 2021
Good Friday - 2 April 2021
Easter Monday - 5 April 2021
ANZAC Day public holiday - 25 April 2021
Queen's Birthday - 14 June 2021
Labour Day - 4 October 2021

The museum is also closed during the University's two-week December/January shutdown.

No, entry is free and no ticket is required. 

When we opened in November 2020, timed-entry tickets were required but this is no longer necessary. 

Yes. Sounds Sydney is a new casual eatery by The Little Marionette, one of Australia's leading coffee roasters. 

Bookings and menu now available online.

Sounds Sydney is open: 

Monday to Friday, 8am - 4pm
Thursday, 8am - 9pm
Saturday to Sunday, 9am - 5pm

During museum opening hours, access the cafè through the museum. Outside of museum opening hours, please access the cafè via the side gate (before 10am on weekdays and before 12pm on weekends).

We recommend allowing at least two hours. There is quite a lot to see, 18 exhibitions over four floors.

A drop off bay is available at the front of the museum for those arriving by taxi or other rideshare companies.

Designated accessible parking bays are available at the entrance of the museum and at the entrance of Fisher Library. 

Limited casual parking is available on campus and parking fees apply.

To find the parking areas near the museum, use our interactive campus map and select "Carparks" or "Motorcycle parking" under amenities.

The Chau Chak Wing Museum has been designed to be completely accessible, welcoming wheelchair and hearing loop users. We also have a complimentary wheelchair available for use while visiting, available from the front desk. 

Read more about our accessibility features.

The museum features research and object-based learning studios to be used by both University and school students. The exhibitions also provide a direct opportunity for on-site teaching and self-directed learning. 

Didn't find the answer to your question? Get in touch: 

Phone: +61 2 9351 2812

Email: ccwm.info@sydney.edu.au

Facebook: @ccwm.sydney

Instagram: @ccwm_sydney

Twitter: @ccwm_sydney


Featured image (top of the page): Entrance to Gululu dhuwala djalkiri: welcome to the Yolŋu foundations.