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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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Hyde Park Barracks

Hyde Park Barracks Museum renewalThursday 10 January 2019

The Hyde Park Barracks Museum will close on 29 January 2019 for a major renewal project that will transform the UNESCO World Heritage-listed site into a world-leading heritage destination.

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School holidays

Summer 2019: school holiday opening hoursTuesday 27 November 2018

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Internships

Internship: Indigenous Public ProgramsMonday 18 February 2019

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Internships

Internship: Collections CareMonday 18 February 2019

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Internships

Internship: Curatorial ResearchMonday 18 February 2019

Threads of connection

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
Hidden in Plain View
The Aboriginal People of Coastal Sydney
Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties
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An Edwardian Summer
Sydney & beyond through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen

 

Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
22 February 2019
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
Closed for renewal project
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
23 February 2019
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
23 February 2019
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
24 February 2019
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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.