Sin City: Sydney Crime Stories Walking Tour

Visit real crime scenes from the past and hear the stories behind the crimes.

From unsolved murders and violent robberies to gambling and the infamous Rocks Push gangs, we uncover Sydney’s turbulent underbelly.

Discover a time when The Rocks and the waterfront were rough and tumble places, see a side of our city you might not expect and absorb the atmosphere against the dramatic backdrop of some of Sydney’s most evocative and historic locations.

This two-hour walk starts at the Justice & Police Museum, then winds its way through the city and finishes at The Rocks.

Members get more: Members enjoy presale access and a 20% discount off the ticket price.

Please note:

  • This event is for ages 18+ as it contains adult-only content.
  • Flat comfortable walking shoes, a hat, a water bottle and sun protection are recommended.
  • This is an outdoor event and will proceed in wet weather, except in extreme conditions. Please dress appropriately.
  • Fitness level required: Medium – walking for two full hours over varying terrain, often uphill with multiple steep stairs, and standing for extended periods.
  • Group meets at the Justice & Police Museum, entry on Albert Street. Please arrive 15 minutes early; the tour departs promptly at 10.30am, late participants may miss out.
Corner Albert and Phillip streets, Sydney NSW 2000

Justice & Police Museum

Corner Albert and Phillip streets, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Wheelchair accessible
Plan your visit
  • Sunday 16 June 10.30am–12.30pm
Wide shot of two visitors exploring Parbury Ruins during Sydney Open
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Digging Up the Neighbourhood Walking Tour

Starting at Susannah Place, this walking tour explores some of the fascinating archaeological sites in The Rocks and Millers Point

58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney NSW 2000
Wednesday 14 August 10.30am–12.30pm
Donor event
16 October, 10.30am

Convict Sydney Walking Tour

Join one of our knowledgeable and expert Guides in a tour of Convict Sydney

Corner Phillip and Bridge streets, Sydney NSW 2000
Wednesday 16 October 10.30am–12.30pm