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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- Sydney Harbour IconsWith Lego® Bricks
- Notorious Criminals: A Snapshot of Sinister Sydney
- Breakers – the dying art of safebreaking
- City of ShadowsInner city crime & mayhem 1912-1948
- Convict Sydney
A short history of The Mint
When Lachlan Macquarie began his term as governor of NSW in 1810, Sydney was in desperate need of a new hospital. The hospital was the first project in Macquarie’s ambitious building program.
Francis Greenway: the ‘future safety’ of the Rum Hospital buildings
When Sydney’s Rum Hospital was completed in 1816, the buildings were already showing signs of potential collapse, but newly-appointed Civil...
Francis Greenway: 200 years of the NSW Government Architect
When Francis Greenway was appointed Civil Architect by Governor Lachlan Macquarie in March 1816, he became the first government architect of New South Wales, a post which celebrates its 200th anniversary in 2016.
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