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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Friday 03 July 2015 - Friday 10 July 2015
- Toys through timeFrom peg dolls to spacemen
- Towers of tomorrow
- Notorious Criminals: A Snapshot of Sinister Sydney
- Breakers – the dying art of safebreaking
- City of ShadowsInner city crime & mayhem 1912-1948
- Convict Sydney
- Built for the Bushthe green architecture of rural Australia
- Closing soon
It’s amazing the characters you come across when researching the NSW Police Forensic Archive. While looking further into the story of Neville McQuade, who cropped up in a North Sydney Police Station mug shot from 1942, I came across an intriguing reference to George Pavlos Kiouzelis, the ‘youth of zoot-suit fame.’
Shredding hail and torrential rains decimated the kitchen garden on Vaucluse Estate in late April 2015. While most of the larger trees and fenceline hedges were spared destruction, all but the hardiest plants were smashed to pieces with the main heirloom vegetable beds almost wiped clean.