Homepage

Sydney Living Museums Image

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.

Featured

Latest news

Girl with hula hoop on the grounds of Elizabeth Farm, Sydney.

Events

Summer School Holiday opening hoursMonday 24 November 2014

Christmas cookery

The Cook and the Curator

Christmas cookeryThursday 18 December 2014

Black and white photo of two hams on black wooden chair, each ham is tagged:  EXHIBITS - To be kept for evidence.

 

A Christmas crimeWednesday 17 December 2014

As Christmas approached, the Magistrates at the Water Police Court, now the Justice & Police Museum, were often faced with a very seasonal crime – the theft of Christmas hams.

New online

Rocco Fazzari draws for SLMTuesday 16 December 2014

Sydney Living Museums has commissioned artist Rocco Fazzari to create a series of fine line drawings of the twelve museums in our portfolio.

Image of Killara House

Exhibition

Seidler exhibition review: ArchitectureAUTuesday 16 December 2014

Next 30 Days
Friday 19 December 2014 - Sunday 18 January 2015

Wednesdays 7, 14 & 21 and Thursdays 8, 15, 22 January 2015 10.30am - 11.30am
More
Wednesdays 7, 14 & 21 and Thursdays 8, 15, 22 January 2015 10.30am - 11.30am
More
Monday 12 January
10.30AM – 1.30PM
More
Tuesday 13 January
10.30AM – 1.30PM
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Wednesdays 7, 14 & 21 and Thursdays 8, 15, 22 January 2015 10.30am - 11.30am
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Thursday 15 January
10AM – 12PM
More
Wednesdays 7, 14 & 21 and Thursdays 8, 15, 22 January 2015 10.30am - 11.30am
More
Thursday 15 January
11AM – 12.30PM
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Tuesdays 13, 20 & Wednesdays 14, 21 & Thursdays 15, 22 January 11am - 2pm
More
Friday 16 & Monday 19 January 2015 10.30am - 12pm (5-8 years), 2pm - 3.30pm (8-12 years)
More
Sunday 18 January
11AM – 1PM
More
See all events

Recent stories

Threads of connection

Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
OPEN TODAY
11AM-4PM
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Saturday
20 December 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
20 December 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
20 December 2014
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
21 December 2014
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Saturday
20 December 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
See all Houses & Museums

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.