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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.

2016 - a year in review

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Meroogal

International Women’s Day Awards Shoalhaven 2017Wednesday 21 December 2016

The everyday achievements of women in the Shoalhaven are at the heart of what makes Meroogal a fascinating house museum. Each year women of all ages are acknowledged for their contribution to society, their cultural achievements and creativity,...

Demolished Sydney: turret no.1 jetty Circular Quay

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Notebooks of W.H. WithersWednesday 21 December 2016

The CSL&RC has recently acquired a set of notebooks by architect William Henry Withers, remembered today for the building that is now the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney. 

Top of pine tree against ceiling.
Plate of flower shaped biscuits on patterned tablecloth.

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Aunty Tot's lemon biscuitsMonday 19 December 2016

The festive table

The Cook and the Curator

The festive tableWednesday 14 December 2016

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
27 January 2017
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Thursday
26 January 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
29 January 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
NEXT OPEN Tuesday
24 January 2017
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