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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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Australia Square turns 50Thursday 30 March 2017

Australia Square, one of Australia’s most iconic and ground breaking buildings celebrates its fiftieth anniversary on Friday 5 May.

Group of women singing in garden.

Meroogal

International Women's Day awards at MeroogalTuesday 28 March 2017

On 18 March 2017 we acknowledged twenty-two women of all ages, who are living in the Shoalhaven, for their contribution to community through culture, sporting groups, health, well being, heritage knowledge and preservation.

Ripe olives on small sprig with leaves.

The Cook and the Curator

An oily businessThursday 23 March 2017

Group of five people.

Hyde Park Barracks

Irish Minister of State visits Hyde Park BarracksFriday 17 March 2017

Rare Books

The Stewart Symonds Sheet Music CollectionFriday 17 March 2017

The Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection has recently acquired an important collection of 19th-century sheet music provenanced to people living in NSW.

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
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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 Saturday
29 April 2017
Modern architecture in a historic place
NEXT OPEN Monday
24 April 2017
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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 Wednesday
26 April 2017
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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.