Explore Australia's oldest university campus with our Gargoyles and Grotesques heritage tour.

The University of Sydney’s centerpiece is the stunning sandstone Neo-Gothic Quadrangle building, designed by the famous Colonial Architect, Edmund Blacket.

In this one-hour tour, our guide will take you on a journey through the history of the University with the development of the Quadrangle and its surrounding buildings.

Wonder at the features that make our campus unique, including the kangaroo gargoyle, the Great Hall, MacLaurin Hall and Sydney University Museums, and hear stories of the University's role in the development of education in this country.


Group tours take about one hour to complete. Tours can be booked for Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays and graduation days), minimum numbers apply. Bookings are essential, and are best made at least one week in advance.


Per person

$15.00 (incl. GST)

Senior citizen

$8.50  (incl. GST)

For enquiries and bookings, please contact our Public Programs team:


+61 2 9351 8746