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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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Vaucluse House

Plaster remediation at Vaucluse HouseFriday 19 May 2017

For the next few weeks, the upper hall at Vaucluse House will look a bit like a Christo installation as we work to remediate plaster damage in Fitzwilliam’s room.

Exterior of colonial era house.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunity: Elizabeth Bay HouseThursday 18 May 2017

Exterior of modernist house.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunity: Rose Seidler HouseThursday 18 May 2017

View of house from carriage loop, with foliage framing two storey pink building with simple colonnade.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunity: Rouse Hill House & FarmWednesday 17 May 2017

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
NEXT OPEN Friday
26 May 2017
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
24 May 2017
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
27 May 2017
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
27 May 2017
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
28 May 2017
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
24 May 2017
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
24 May 2017
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10.30AM-4.30PM
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Shops

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