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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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Fresh mushrooms with spice box and glass bottles of sauce.

The Cook and the Curator

Let’s katchup sometimeThursday 16 March 2017

Caerleon

Library Display

New Library DisplaysFriday 10 March 2017

There are two new displays at the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, focusing on the photography of Richard Stringer and the historic house Caerleon, with its impressive Queen Anne Revival elements.

Lindsay from Fred’s Bush Tucker preparing an eel for traditional cooking at the 2016 Eel Festival at Elizabeth Farm.

The Cook and the Curator

First catch your eel…Thursday 9 March 2017

Shiny – and potentially lethal!

The Cook and the Curator

Shiny – and potentially lethal!Thursday 2 March 2017

Book cover tile on dark background.

Online shop

New book out soon: Darling mother, darling sonMonday 27 February 2017

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
31 March 2017
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
01 April 2017
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
01 April 2017
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 April 2017
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

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Shops

Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.