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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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Membership

Summer Membership Offer Friday 6 December 2019

This summer, we're excited to offer a 20% saving on our Member + One membership, giving you year-long access to discover Sydney’s story across our 12 historic houses and museums.

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School holidays

Summer School Holidays 2019/20: opening hoursFriday 6 December 2019

To make the most of these holidays we’ve extended our trading hours, with many of our properties now opening for the entire school holiday period.

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Hyde Park Barracks

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Employment

20/SE025 Producer, Public ProgramsMonday 13 January 2020

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Employment

20/SE020 Coordinator, Public ProgramsMonday 13 January 2020

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
Deep Time Dreaming
Uncovering Ancient Australia
Underworld
Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties
How Cities Work
By James Gulliver Hancock

 

Houses & Museums

On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Closed for renewal project

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Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
25 January 2020
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Thursday
23 January 2020
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
26 January 2020
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
24 January 2020
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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Restaurants, cafes & tearooms

Find out about our restaurants, cafes and tearooms.

Shops

Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.