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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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Heritage week

Heritage Festival Competition

To celebrate the NSW Heritage Festival, we have teamed up with the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service to offer great prizes that give you the chance to experience the unique heritage of NSW.Prizes range from an all-inclusive long...

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Iconic Australian Houses exhibition launches

New exhibition and Sydney Living Museum's exciting new Home and Architecture program launch at the Museum of Sydney.

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Throsby Park lease

Front view of roof  through leaves with clockface and small tower on top of roof visible.

Hyde Park Barracks

Winding back the clock

Did you need a ladder, torch, crankshaft and an extra pair of hands to wind your clock back for the end of daylight savings this weekend? The team at the Hyde Park Barracks did!

Man walking brown horse up red dirt driveway.

Rouse Hill House and Farm

At the farm, in the fog

Now that we’re in autumn, the early morning fogs are back at Rouse Hill House & Farm.

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Wednesday 16 April 2014

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Wednesday 16 April
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11AM – 12.30PM
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Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Saturday
19 April 2014
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3.30PM
The state's vice-regal home
NEXT OPEN Saturday
19 April 2014
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
19 April 2014
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
19 April 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
27 April 2014
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-3.30PM
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

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