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Circular Bar with wait and cook staff working, Governors Table, Sydney

 

Serving up the pastMonday 24 November 2014

Facade of courtyard and garden of The Mint Building

 

Communicating the Museum ConferenceMonday 24 November 2014

Sydney Living Museums has co-hosted the world’s leading arts communications conference, held in the Southern Hemisphere for the very first time.From 4 to 8 November Sydney Living Museums (SLM) co-hosted Communicating the Museum...

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Events

School Holiday HoursMonday 24 November 2014

The ‘cocoanut’ ice challenge

The Cook and the Curator

The ‘cocoanut’ ice challengeThursday 20 November 2014

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New online

Hirsute heritage and facial fashionsWednesday 19 November 2014

If you’re growing your moustache for Movember you’re probably at the point now where you need to consider the style you’re going to adopt. We have a selection from our collections for you to choose from.

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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
28 November 2014
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 2014
The state's vice-regal home
NEXT OPEN Friday
28 November 2014
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 2014
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
30 November 2014
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 2014
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Friday
28 November 2014
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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Restaurants, cafes & tearooms

Find out about our restaurants, cafes and tearooms.

Shops

Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.