Summer 2019: school holiday opening hours

 

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.

We also have a great variety of school holiday programs and workshops taking place across our museums - book now.

We’d love to see you at our place these holidays.


Houses and museums opening hours

Saturday 22 December 2018 – Monday 28 January 2019

All museums are closed on Christmas Day

Location

Opening Days

Opening Times

Elizabeth Bay House

Friday to Sunday

10am – 4pm

Elizabeth Farm

Wed to Sun until 2 Jan 2019
Daily from 2 Jan – 27 Jan
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 28 January

10am – 4pm

Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Daily
Closed Christmas Day

10am – 5pm

Justice & Police Museum

Saturday and Sunday, plus Fridays in January

10am – 5pm

Meroogal

Saturdays only until 29 Dec 2018
Thu to Sat from 3 Jan – 27 Jan

10am – 4pm

Museum of Sydney

Daily
Closed Christmas Day 

10am – 5pm

Rose Seidler House

Sundays

10am – 4pm

Rouse Hill House & Farm

Wed to Sun until 2 Jan 2019
Daily from 3 Jan – 27 Jan
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and 28 January 

10am – 4pm

Susannah Place Museum

Daily
Closed Christmas Day

2pm – 5pm

The Mint

Monday to Friday
Closed on public holidays including 28 January

9am – 5pm

Vaucluse House

Daily
Closed Christmas Day

10am – 4pm


Cafe trading days

Location

Opening Days

Opening Times

Elizabeth Farm Tearoom

Weekends only until 2 Jan 2019
Daily from 2 – 27 Jan

10am – 4pm

Vaucluse House Tearooms

Daily
Closed Christmas Day

Weekdays 10am – 4.30pm
Weekends 8am – 4pm

No.37 Phillip (espresso cart MOS)

Daily
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day

10am - 4pm

Shoes, handkerchief, cap (stamped with HPA, for Hyde Park Asylum, and broad arrow), bodice and apron worn by asylum inmates.

International Women's Day

Women's stories, women's livesFriday 6 March 2020

Series of brass cogs and wheels.

Hyde Park Barracks

Conserving Australia's oldest clockFriday 6 March 2020

On its 200th anniversary, Australia’s oldest surviving public clock received some much-needed conservation and care.

SIDA catalogue 1955

Collections

SIDA Archive At CSL&RCWednesday 4 March 2020

The papers of the Society of Interior Designers of Australia (SIDA), 1963-2016, are now available at the CSL&RC. Discover more through the SIDA Finding Aid available online.

Older woman in front of exhibition display.

Exhibition

Family connectionMonday 2 March 2020

One of the first visitors to our new interactive family exhibition at the Museum of Sydney had a more personal connection than most.

Visitors reading label in front of vehicles on display.

Collections

Uncover the collection: Museums Discovery CentreMonday 2 March 2020

With free entry every weekend, interactive and educational programs for children of all ages during the school holidays, community events throughout the year, and a range of tours available, the Museums Discovery Centre (MDC) offers something for everyone!