Old Sydney Town

Old Sydney Town – New South Wales, Australia

Old Sydney Town was a small open air museum which operated from 1975 until 2003 in the town of Somersby, near Gosford New South Wales, Australia. The park was intended to be a living tribute to Australia's colonial past. The park was opened in 1975 by Gough Whitlam. It was developed by architect Frank Fox with the help of the Federal Government and the Bank of NSW. The Wran state government took over the federal investment shortly after the Fraser government took power at the end of 1975. Since the park closed to the public it has been let for…