Susannah Place Museum
Susannah Place Museum. Photo © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums SPM13_0079

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2PM - 5PM
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Entry

Admission by guided tour only

Adult $8

Child (under 15) / Concession $4

Family (two adults + two children) $17

Members free

Address

58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000

Phone

+612 9241 1893
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A visit to Susannah Place is like opening a family album – the stories inside could belong to anyone, in any part of the world. They are ordinary lives, yet lives that have left an extraordinary legacy in modern Sydney’s oldest neighbourhood.

Hugo Youngein (Lyunggren) standing outside his 'cash grocer' at 64 Gloucester Street c1920s Detail of a photo of Hugo Youngein ran the corner 'cash grocer' at Susannah Place from 1904 to his death in 1930.

Located in the heart of The Rocks, Susannah Place is a terrace of four houses built by Irish immigrants in 1844. For nearly 150 years these small houses with tiny backyards, basement kitchens and outside wash houses were home to more than 100 families. Against a backdrop of the working harbour and growing city, their everyday lives played out. Remarkably, Susannah Place survived largely unchanged through the slum clearances and redevelopments of the past century, and today tells the stories of the people and families who called this place and this neighbourhood home.

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Rocco Fazzari draws for SLMTuesday 16 December 2014

Sydney Living Museums has commissioned artist Rocco Fazzari to create a series of fine line drawings of the twelve museums in our portfolio.

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Members program announcedWednesday 8 October 2014

Sydney Living Museums has unveiled a generous new membership program offering exclusive benefits across its portfolio of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in New South Wales.

From left to right: Arnel Rodriguez and Natalie Webb looking in the window of the corner shop, 64 Gloucester Street, Susannah Place Museum, The Rocks, Sydney.
The number 58 on a faded green-painted surface with door bell below.

 

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So old I find them fresh.

So old I find them fresh.

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Fun surprise seeing our goods in #Susannahplace @historichousetrust shop in the Rocks

Fun surprise seeing our goods in #Susannahplace @historichousetrust shop in the Rocks

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Meandering around #TheRocks #Sydney ... #SusannahPlace #history #tourist

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We're fortunate enough never to have need of a bomb shelter but that wasn't always the case in Sydney. A trip to Susannah Place in The Rocks and we found ourselves face to face with a gas mask! Imagine answering all the questions the kids posed after that! { www.kidbucketlist.com.au }

We're fortunate enough never to have need of a bomb shelter but that wasn't always the case in Sydney. A trip to Susannah Place in The Rocks and we found ourselves face to face with a gas mask! Imagine answering all the questions the kids posed after that! { www.kidbucketlist.com.au }

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Our adventures in Sydney continue with a trip to Susannah Place Museum. 170 years of continuous lodgings; over 100 tenants. You should visit @sydlivmus #livingmuseums #susannahplace @therocks #therocks

Our adventures in Sydney continue with a trip to Susannah Place Museum. 170 years of continuous lodgings; over 100 tenants. You should visit @sydlivmus #livingmuseums #susannahplace @therocks #therocks

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