Sydney Mint

Sydney Australia Tourist Info and City Guide

The Sydney Mint is an attractive heritage building located on Macquarie Street in Sydney Australia.

The building was designed to be part of a general hospital and dispensary.

Construction of the facility, which is affectionately called the "Rum Hospital", was completed in 1816.

The Mint, Sydney Australia
The Mint, Sydney Australia

A mint was established on the premises in 1854.  A coining factory was built behind the building.

Other nearby historic buildings include the Hyde Park Barracks and Parliament House.

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