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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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Sydney Open Volunteer registrations openFriday 18 July 2014

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Venues

Colonial High TeaWednesday 27 August 2014

This Spring, we at Sydney Living Museums and Fresh Catering invite you to transport your taste buds back in time over five special weekends at three very special museums, commencing this Father's Day weekend.Elizabeth Bay...

Kids with convict breakfast

 

School Holiday HoursWednesday 27 August 2014

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Hyde Park Barracks

Macquarie's corner connectionsWednesday 27 August 2014

Convict descendant Janelle Collins visited the Hyde Park Barracks on Sunday 3 August and joined the Macquarie’s Corner Tour.  The tour group of 14 included some local and a number of international...

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Curtains, cushions, tassels and table runnersTuesday 26 August 2014

Drop in to Elizabeth Bay House to see our volunteer soft furnishings group in action and look at what is being created for our house museums and programs.

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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
29 August 2014
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Saturday
30 August 2014
The state's vice-regal home
NEXT OPEN Friday
29 August 2014
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
30 August 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
30 August 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
31 August 2014
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Saturday
30 August 2014
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Friday
29 August 2014
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