Summer school holiday fun

 

School holidays are almost here, but don’t panic! We have some great ideas for you and your children.

Children can make a cooling ice tea at Elizabeth Farm or Vaucluse House, learn to decorate and throw a boomerang at Rouse Hill House & Farm, make butterflies at Elizabeth Bay House or play at being a bushranger at Justice & Police Museum. Get creative with a fun ceramics workshop at Meroogal, become a funambulist at Museum of Sydney or unlock the secrets of our house museums on tailored family tours.

Find out more and book your holiday fun today.


 

Summer holiday opening hours

Saturday 24 December 2016 – Sunday 29 January 2017

LOCATION

OPENING DAYS

OPENING TIMES

Elizabeth Farm

Daily, 1-29 January
Closed 25-27 December

10am – 4pm

Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Daily
Closed 25 December

10am – 5pm

Museum of Sydney

Daily
Closed 25 December

10am – 5pm

Rouse Hill House & Farm

Daily, 1-29 January
Closed 25-27 December

10am – 4pm

Susannah Place Museum

Daily
Closed 25 December

2pm – 5pm (museum accessible by guided tour only at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm)

Vaucluse House

Daily, 1-29 January
Closed 25 December

10am – 4pm

Elizabeth Bay House

Friday to Sunday
Closed 25 December

10am – 4pm

Justice & Police Museum

Saturdays and Sundays in December
Daily, 1-29 January
Closed 25 December

10am – 5pm

Meroogal

Thursday to Saturday, 1-29 January
Closed 24-25 December

10am – 4pm

Rose Seidler House

Sundays
Closed 25 December

10am – 4pm

The Mint

Monday to Friday
Closed 26-28 December and 2 January

9am – 5pm

The Sydney Culture Essays media launch with Premier Gladys Berejiklian

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Heritage in the City's FutureFriday 21 April 2017

Circular badge with 5 pointed star motif with letters ANZAC on each point.

 

WW1 stories from our museumsThursday 20 April 2017

To mark the 1914–18 centenary of World War 1, Sydney Living Museums has developed a special mini-website exploring the wartime engagement of individual men and women associated with our historic places.

Rows of jars of pickles on shelves.

The Cook and the Curator

Marmalade: preserving the past at Vaucluse HouseThursday 20 April 2017

Close up of crack in blue edged white plate.

The Cook and the Curator

Smashing!Thursday 13 April 2017

Two people painting wooden verandah posts with street in background.

Justice & Police Museum

Finishing the interiors at Justice & Police MuseumWednesday 12 April 2017

Get a glimpse of the recent works at the museum, including timber repairs, painting, french polishing, and sandstone cleaning.