This summer, the beach comes to town!
Saturday 3 December 2016 - Sunday 23 July 2017 – Museum of Sydney
A young boy and girl play with a sand castle tower
New
Museum of Sydney
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CALLING ALL BEACHCOMBERS ...
There's mountains of sand at the Museum of Sydney, just waiting for you to roll up your sleeves, dig about and create something amazing.

Celebrating Sydney’s beautiful beaches, this fully interactive exhibition features dazzling models of our northern and southern seashores along with a pair of giant digital sandboxes with 'projected' scenery changing as your busy hands shift and sculpt a playful sandy landscape.

Saturday 19 November 2016 - Monday 17 April 2017 – Museum of Sydney
Demolished building in foreground, Harbour Bridge in background.
New
Museum of Sydney
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Demolished Sydney is an exhibition exploring the buildings that once shaped the city’s skyline, from the grand Garden Palace to the monumental Pyrmont incinerator.

Saturday 24 September 2016 - Saturday 28 January 2017 – Meroogal
Meroogal

Women artists from across NSW have created works in response to Nowra’s historic Meroogal house museum for this year’s Meroogal Women’s Art Prize.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Next Open Saturday 10 December 2016
10AM-5PM

Sydney was once infested by safebreakers. Some were sophisticated specialists like Richard Reynolds, who used the latest technology to crack safes. Others like Kong Lee had a more slap-dash approach – stuff the safe with explosives and hope the neighbours don’t complain about the noise when it blows.

Justice & Police Museum
Justice & Police Museum
Next Open Saturday 10 December 2016
10AM-5PM

Sydney’s first European settlers were criminals – not an auspicious start – and the city has maintained its reputation for breeding some of the world’s hardest, most malevolent and cunning crooks.

Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Open Today
10AM-5PM
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Explore Australia’s convict history at the World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks.