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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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Rouse Hill House and Farm

New chooks roost at RouseFriday 25 July 2014

Joining Davros the rooster and our shiny black Australorps, are three light Sussex and four finely striped Plymouth Rock chickens.

View along fence with two people wearing PPE working on half-trimmed hedge with shed and ute in background.

 

Trimming the hedge at Throsby ParkFriday 25 July 2014

Watch the Sydney Living Museums' gardens team cutting the hedge lining the drive to the stables at Throsby Park.

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14/CS098 Casual CPD - Videoconferencing Friday 25 July 2014

Dome of QVB on an angle with blue sky above.

 

10th edition of Sydney Open marks a milestoneThursday 24 July 2014

There’s something extra special about 2014, as this year we present the 10th edition of Sydney Open on Sunday 2 November.Running since 1997, Sydney Open is the longest running open building event...

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The Cook and the Curator

Dining by lamplightThursday 24 July 2014

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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
OPEN TODAY
11AM-4PM
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Saturday
26 July 2014
The state's vice-regal home
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
26 July 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
26 July 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
27 July 2014
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Saturday
26 July 2014
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
11AM-4PM
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM

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.

Mortar and pestle cotton apron
Eat your history exhibition
70/80/90 Iconic Australian Houses
Karen McCartney
Egg basket canvas tote
Canvas bag
A single vision: Harry Seidler
Hardcover book