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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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Media release

Christmas Fare returns for 2018Wednesday 21 November 2018

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Media release

Media release: How Cities WorkWednesday 21 November 2018

Selection of convict love tokens.

Education

Convict love token classroom art activityWednesday 21 November 2018

Inspired by our convict love tokens and the personal stories they tell, we have developed a Creative Arts classroom activity for teachers to share with their students – a perfect end-of-term project!

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Vaucluse House

Update: Vaucluse House arch worksWednesday 21 November 2018

After several weeks of work, the arch into the courtyard at Vaucluse House is in the process of being carefully and methodically reconstructed.

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Employment

18/SE018 Head of Content - Strategic ProjectsTuesday 20 November 2018

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
23 November 2018
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
24 November 2018
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
24 November 2018
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
25 November 2018
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.