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

Two actors dressed as convicts

Hyde Park Barracks

Convict Escapades Audition NoticeMonday 20 February 2017

Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime immersive theatre opportunity for aspiring actors aged 14–18 years.

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Employment

17/EXE006 Director, Curatorial & MuseumsFriday 24 February 2017

Signature dishes

The Cook and the Curator

Signature dishesThursday 23 February 2017

Old newspaper print cartoon of man lying drunk outside a whiskey, rum and brandy shop with a sign reading: Specimen of the work done inside.

New online

Floor'd & spoony: convicts in solitaryTuesday 21 February 2017

Heavy metal

The Cook and the Curator

Heavy metalThursday 16 February 2017