The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks is a must-visit destination for all ages. A site of exceptional significance- this fascinating building holds the key to understanding Australia's convict foundations and its impact on Aboriginal Australia- and early contribution to immigration and institutional care.Today- the barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history. Years in the making- this is history- but not as you know it.&nbsp;Layered with cutting-edge innovation throughout- the museum will redefine the heritage experience- bringing Sydney's past to life more authentically than ever before.Led by groundbreaking audio technology- you'll follow in the footsteps of real people touched by this place. Stand where they stood. Listen to their stories. Feel their defiance- awe and hope. With immersive activations- this is not simply a walk through history. It's living it.It's also the chance to discover one of Australia's most important archaeological collections. Displaying over 4000 original artefacts- the barracks is a direct link to items worn- touched and treasured by past residents - including an intact convict shirt and leather shoe. As some of the world's few remaining examples- it's a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with Australia's past.Home to Australia's convict and colonial history- Hyde Park Barracks is a must-see Sydney destination - intriguing on every level. Today- its innovative next chapter will take you where no history book could ever go.