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RAHS Excursion: Victoria Barracks, Paddington

September 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


This is a History Week 2017 event.

Join us for a tour of Victoria Barracks, one of the best-known examples of military architecture in Australia. The Regency-style building was designed by Lieutenant-Colonel George Barney and constructed using locally quarried sandstone between 1841 and 1849.

Important Note: For security purposes, at the time of booking it is essential that you provide the number and type of current identification and that you bring this along with you on the day. Examples include Passport, Drivers Licence, Medicare Card or Seniors Card. This information will be forwarded to Security Staff at Victoria Barracks.

Meet at the Victoria Barracks entrance on Moore Park Road, Paddington

Image: Members of the Imperial Japanese Naval Squadron visited Australia in January 1924 as part of a training cruise. The squadron consisted of the IWATE, ASAMA and YAKUMO. Nearly 2,500 men of which 300 were midshipmen spent time in Sydney, Melbourne, Hobart, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth during their tour. A contingent from the squadron are shown here at Victoria Barracks in Paddington, Sydney during a tennis party. [Australian National Maritime Museum]
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Victoria Barracks
Oxford Street
Paddington, NSW 2021 Australia
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02 8335 5330

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