ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter

Visitor numbers soar after $45 million Sydney museum revamp

Australians flock to Tyrannosaurs exhibition despite pandemic

More than 230,000 visitors have poured through the doors of the Australian Museum in Sydney since it reopened after a 15-month revamp on Nov. 28, double the rate before it closed. (Photo by Geoff Hiscock)

SYDNEY -- What a difference free admission and a multimillion dollar renovation can make. After decades in the doldrums, the 194-year-old Australian Museum in Sydney -- one of the Asia-Pacific region's oldest Western-style museums -- is humming with visitors, drawn by the lure of its new look and a blockbuster dinosaur exhibition, "The Tyrannosaurs -- Meet the Family."

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more