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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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Two women inside market stall in outdoor setting.

Volunteers

Volunteer opportunity: Event VolunteerMonday 26 June 2017

LEGO model of whole house.

The Cook and the Curator

Dining brick by brickThursday 22 June 2017

Illustration of dinner.

The Cook and the Curator

What shall we have for dinner?Thursday 15 June 2017

Print, tinted, from book.

The Cook and the Curator

A slip of the tongueThursday 8 June 2017

Outdoor setting with raging creek in full flow.

Vaucluse House

Tempests and Torrents at Vaucluse HouseWednesday 7 June 2017

Staff picking their way to Vaucluse House this morning between bouts of heavy rain were met with a novel sight.

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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
30 June 2017
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
01 July 2017
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
01 July 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
02 July 2017
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
12.30AM-4.30PM
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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.