Celebrate Australia Day

 

Enjoy general entry at concession price to a selection of our historic houses and museums, experience a musical installation and help build a giant LEGO® cruise ship all on Australia Day.

Build a LEGO® cruise ship

Head to Museum of Sydney where only on Australia Day, you can help build a giant cruise ship with LEGO guided by Australia’s only certified LEGO professional, Ryan McNaught. Participation is free and you’ll also go in the draw to win a P&O family cruise. Registration is recommended.

Afterwards, see our current exhibition, Sydney Harbour Icons with LEGO® Bricks at the Museum of Sydney. Bookings are essential. 

Experience the last day of Pleasure Garden at Vaucluse House

Enjoy the final day of our special presentation of Pleasure Garden in partnership with Sydney Festival at Vaucluse House.  Immerse yourself in the beautiful pleasure garden transformed by artist Genevieve Lacey into an interactive instrument that combines 17th century music by Jacob van Eyck with newly composed music. 

Discover Sydney’s story in the city

Join a tour at Susannah Place Museum to discover the stories of the hard working families who lived in The Rocks. Then, make your way to Macquarie Street to visit the Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

Relax at our historic houses, take a free family tour or get crafty

Join a free family friendly tour and keep the kids busy with crafts throughout the day at Vaucluse House, Rouse Hill House & Farm, Elizabeth Farm and Elizabeth Bay House.  Or treat yourself to a high tea at Vaucluse House Tearooms (reservations essential).

Enjoy concession entry for general admission to the following museums and houses:

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Children & Family

Summer school holiday funThursday 24 November 2016

Dining at the Australia Hotel

The Cook and the Curator

Dining at the Australia HotelThursday 19 January 2017

Give us our dairy bread

The Cook and the Curator

Give us our dairy breadThursday 12 January 2017

Three women stand in a beautifully furnished drawing room talking to a museum curator

 

Philanthropy at Sydney Living MuseumsWednesday 11 January 2017

We are pleased to welcome our new Head of Development and Fundraising, Joy England. Joy is looking forward to meeting many of our generous donors and supporters who share her passion for the outstanding work done at Sydney Living...

Perfectly potty, and potting perfectly

The Cook and the Curator

Perfectly potty, and potting perfectlyThursday 5 January 2017