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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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Your Vote Counts

Vote for Sydney Open in the FBI SMAC AwardsFriday 28 November 2014

Shot of landscape painting of the Meroogal drawing room

 

Artists share their stories at MeroogalFriday 28 November 2014

Children in straw hats and billowing cotton shirts standing inside open wrought iron gates in front of brick barracks building.

Education

A bumper year for students at the BarracksThursday 27 November 2014

Behind its institutional, seemingly dour authoritarian walls, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum welcomes, surprises and delights thousands of school kids and education groups every year.As the 2014 school year draws...

History on the menu: colonial tastes in food and wine

The Cook and the Curator

History on the menu: colonial tastes in food and wineThursday 27 November 2014

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Unlocked

Faded remnants of a lost interiorWednesday 26 November 2014

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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
OPEN TODAY
11AM-4PM
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 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
29 November 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 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
30 November 2014
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 November 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
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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.