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Immigrant barracks

Student activities

Task no. 1

Immigrant Barracks

In the late 1840s, Hyde Park Barracks on Macquarie Street Sydney became the 'Immigrant Barracks' and was used to accommodate female migrants.


  • When was Hyde Park Barracks built?
  • Who was the Governer at the time?
  • Who was the architect?
  • What was the original use of the building?