Autumn School Holidays

Forget dusty old museums where you can look but not touch - this Autumn, get ‘hands-on’ with our exciting program of school holiday fun.

Complete a convict quest at Hyde Park Barracks Museum, eat bush tucker at Rouse Hill House & Farm, build a giant sandcastle at Museum of Sydney or be a bushranger at the Justice & Police Museum. There’s also an egg-cellent Easter trail along with traditional cooking classes where you can make your own damper. You’re spoilt for choice, so let those little imaginations run wild these school holidays.

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Autumn School Holidays opening hoursTuesday 4 April 2017

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Summer school holiday funThursday 24 November 2016

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Tour by candlelight at Elizabeth FarmTuesday 13 September 2016

Visiting a history museum for a tour means you may come with certain expectations, but the nightlight tour at Elizabeth Farm was not what we had expected at all.

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Winter holiday funFriday 24 June 2016

Boy and girl making craft related to homes in the Oak Tree Court at Elizabeth Farm. Photograph © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Explore our treasury of children’s activities to keep them amused and occupied on rainy days or quiet moments at home. Here you’ll find print-out patterns, quizzes, stories, games and more.

Girl and boy chopping vegetables in the kitchen, Vaucluse House. Photograph © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Foraged from the history books of our houses these recipes are sure to delight the young mind.

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