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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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Spring school holiday funMonday 5 September 2016

School holidays are almost here, but don’t panic! We have some great ideas for you and your children.Children can join a tasting tour of Elizabeth Farm, discover bush tucker at Rouse Hill House ...

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Sydney Open 2016

Sydney Opens its doors: SMHWednesday 28 September 2016

Sydney Open, the festival which invites residents into new and old structures and nooks within the city, will for the first time throw open the doors to one of Barangaroo's most stunning vantages.

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16/OG033 Fleet & Operations OfficerWednesday 28 September 2016

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Earn Your Tucker these holidays at Vaucluse HouseTuesday 27 September 2016

The staff at Vaucluse House prepared some new activities in preparation for our school holiday program Earn Your Tucker.Visitor Interpretation Officer Harriet Donnelly practiced straining a small batch of...

‘Gather in to grace our feast’

The Cook and the Curator

‘Gather in to grace our feast’Saturday 24 September 2016

Threads of connection

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
An Edwardian Summer
Sydney & beyond through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen
Public Sydney
Drawing the City
Lloyd Rees
Painting with pencil 1930-36

 

Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
30 September 2016
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
01 October 2016
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
02 October 2016
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4.30PM
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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.