We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Newington Armory- Sydney Olympic Park

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Review Highlights
Fascinating Place

The old armory is an interesting place to visit and would be a great day out for the kids. A huge... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael N
Lawson, Australia
Very interesting

The old Naval Newington dump is a good day out with plenty of activities. The art gallery was... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2018
Mal B
St Leonards, Australia
Read all 44 reviews
All photos (23)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“bird life”(2 reviews)
“bike ride”(2 reviews)
“art gallery”(2 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
See all hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
Corner Showground Road and Herb Elliott Avenue, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 9714 7888
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sydney
from US$81.10
More Info
Sydney Bike Tours
617 Reviews
from US$71.70
More Info
from US$23.20
More Info
Reviews (44)
Filter reviews
41 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews bird life bike ride art gallery segway armoury naval
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 41 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The old armory is an interesting place to visit and would be a great day out for the kids. A huge area is available for cycling and bikes can be hired on site. Segways are also available.. Make sure you take the train ride. The...More

Thank Michael N
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Worthwhile taking young kids during school holidays - train around the artillery grounds is informative and educational. Nice cafe by the riverside. Huge recreational area, street parking. BBQ area - non reservable. Watch birdlife and the rivercat go by.

Thank ysy21
Reviewed 7 January 2018

The old Naval Newington dump is a good day out with plenty of activities. The art gallery was closed on the day but the site is open every day free to the public. Wear comfortable shoes and enjoy the walk.

1  Thank Mal B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great day out. Caught the train around the armory. Also went on a bike ride. The place also has segways. They seem interesting. Had lunch at the cafe by the river. Just an all round good day with the family.

1  Thank timbojones777
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

The cycling tracks go for miles and miles with beautiful views to accompany! An amazing restaurant that serves wonderful food for breakfast and lunch! An INCREDIBLE playground that can keep anyone entertained for hours. There's also archery and Segway tours which are well priced and...More

Thank foodluver12195
Reviewed 25 June 2017

I never even knew this place existed I stumbled across it while looking around and was surprised of what this place had It's only open on weekends and if you go on a Sunday they have this little train that takes you around and visits...More

Thank aussiebill42
Reviewed 14 March 2017

When I have no i dea what to do with the kids, I pack a picnic, pack a pool bag and head off here. Parking can be a pain but I am happy to drive around for this place. Our kids go nuts for hours,...More

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

What a fabulous place to visit a wealth of knowledge from the staff a library stuffed full of books on bird life. You do not have to have knowledge of bird life to visit . The staff were so knowledgeable and so happy to discuss...More

Thank Dominique J
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

A great and unexpected pleasure. We'll presented 90 minute ride through the large park like area. The train stops inside one of the store rooms filled with torpedoes and other munitions.

2  Thank David A
Reviewed 10 October 2016

When we thought about going to the Armory, we originally were going to hire a couple of pushbikes, but one of the Lady Rangers in the park recommended the historic train ride through the Armory, as there was a commentary, and that there were places...More

Thank Ippy47
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 188 nearby hotels
Pullman at Sydney Olympic Park
1,663 reviews
.03 km away
Ibis Sydney Olympic Park
514 reviews
.05 km away
Novotel Sydney Olympic Park
1,379 reviews
.09 km away
Ibis Budget Sydney Olympic Park Hotel
932 reviews
.57 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,793 nearby restaurants
Hi Thai Restaurant
176 reviews
.28 km away
Thai Palate
61 reviews
.44 km away
Abattoir Blues
96 reviews
.14 km away
Bacar Restaurant & Bar
153 reviews
.02 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 1,770 nearby attractions
Circus Arts
96 reviews
.28 km away
Sydney Olympic Park
432 reviews
1.03 km away
Qudos Bank Arena
298 reviews
.74 km away
DFO Homebush
230 reviews
1.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
26 September 2017|
Response from foodluver12195 | Reviewed this property |
Yes too far to walk and no real public transport to it.