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Two people painting wooden verandah posts with street in background.

Justice & Police Museum

Finishing the interiors at Justice & Police MuseumWednesday 12 April 2017

Get a glimpse of the recent works at the museum, including timber repairs, painting, french polishing, and sandstone cleaning.

Illustration of open fronted tent stall with meat hanging from hooks, two men and a dog in front of trays and other objects.

The Cook and the Curator

A gourmet in the gold minesThursday 6 April 2017

Caroline Simpson cover

Recently Catalogued

Caroline Simpson: A woman of very firm purposeTuesday 4 April 2017

This recently published memoir of Caroline Simpson OAM, after whom the library was re-named in 2004, is now available in our online shop.

Children in hammocks room.

School holidays

Autumn School Holidays opening hoursTuesday 4 April 2017

Drawing room looking from distance at table, chairs and drapes on windows.

Vaucluse House

New at Vaucluse HouseThursday 30 March 2017

The beautifully refurbished drawing and orientation rooms and a new self-guided audio tour are just some of the many reasons to visit Vaucluse House this autumn.

Man holding wrapped up parcel of leaves.

The Cook and the Curator

Eels all wrapped upThursday 30 March 2017

Looking up at top of circular building. Black & White photo.

Home + Architecture

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.