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Welcome to Sydney Living Museums, a group of 12 museums, houses and gardens that will take you on a remarkable journey through time and place to experience a whole other life.

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Two actors dressed as convicts

Hyde Park Barracks

Convict Escapades Audition NoticeMonday 20 February 2017

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime immersive theatre opportunity for aspiring actors aged 14–18 years.

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Employment

17/EXE006 Director, Curatorial & MuseumsFriday 24 February 2017

Signature dishes

The Cook and the Curator

Signature dishesThursday 23 February 2017

Old newspaper print cartoon of man lying drunk outside a whiskey, rum and brandy shop with a sign reading: Specimen of the work done inside.

New online

Floor'd & spoony: convicts in solitaryTuesday 21 February 2017

Heavy metal

The Cook and the Curator

Heavy metalThursday 16 February 2017

Threads of connection

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
An Edwardian Summer
Sydney & beyond through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen
Public Sydney
Drawing the City
Lloyd Rees
Painting with pencil 1930-36

 

Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
03 March 2017
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
01 March 2017
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
04 March 2017
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
04 March 2017
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
05 March 2017
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
01 March 2017
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
01 March 2017
A specialised research resource
NEXT OPEN Tuesday
28 February 2017
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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.