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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
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
Closed for renewal project
Law and order
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
02 March 2019
Modern architecture in a historic place
NEXT OPEN Monday
25 February 2019
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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
NEXT OPEN Tuesday
26 February 2019
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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.