History House will continue to stay closed to the public while we clarify the start date for the History House Building Project.

If you have a library enquiry, please email library@rahs.org.au. All other enquiries, please email us at admin@rahs.org.au. Alternatively, please call 02 9247 8001 and leave a voice message with our answering service. We check our messages regularly and will call you back.


Please feel free to contact us with questions and enquiries. You can send us a message using the form at the bottom of this page.

Alternatively, you can call or email us during our business opening hours – Monday to Friday (9am – 5pm).

Postal Address:

Royal Australian Historical Society
First Floor
133 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000

Email: history@rahs.org.au
Phone: (02) 9247 8001
(International) +61 2 9247 8001

Fax: (02) 9247 7854


Note: We have restrictions on visits due to COVID-19. Please contact us for details.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Getting Here

The Royal Australian Historical Society is located at:

History House
First Floor
133 Macquarie Street
Sydney NSW 2000

We are opposite the Royal Botanic Gardens, within easy walking distance from Wynyard, Circular Quay, Martin Place and St. James railway stations.


Metered on-street parking is available and Wilson Parking is located next door at 131 Macquarie Street.

Disability Access

Access to History House is also possible via Phillip Lane. There is a disabled toilet on the basement level and lift access to the auditorium and reception rooms. Please contact us for more information.

Wilson Parking Link


Contact and Enquiry Form

If you would like to send us an email message or ask a question, please use the simple form below and we’ll get right back to you.

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