Mrs Macquarie’s Chair also known as Lady Macquarie’s Chair is a rock that has been cut into the shape of a bench, it is situated in Sydney Harbour, Australia. The bench was carved by convicts in 1810 for Major General and New South Wales Governor Macquarie’s wife. It was created so Mrs Macquarie could sit and watch the ships arrive into the harbour from Great Britain.
The monument is situated at Sydney Harbour. You can walk from most city centre locations to the harbour area and will be able to take in the city on your way. By bus, take the 400, 333 or M52. By train, take the train to Circular Quay which is a short walk.
Opening Times and Admission
The rock is in a public area, so people are able to visit it at any time of the day.