Installing a lift in the Hyde Park Barracks

 

Installing a lift into a UNESCO World Heritage-listed building like the Hyde Park Barracks is no small task. Take a look behind the scenes at the incredible work currently being undertaken, as the team talk through some of the challenges they've managed along the way as well as the benefits the lift will offer visitors to the museum when it reopens in early 2020.

You can find out more about the Hyde Park Barracks Museum Renewal Project here.

About the Author

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Tim Girling-Butcher
Head of Digital
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Tim has been working in the museums and gallery sector for more than twenty years across New Zealand and Australia.

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Sydney Open

Meet our AmbassadorsThursday 26 September 2019

Our 2019 ambassadors come from a range of backgrounds; architecture, design, arts, culture, photography and media but share a common love of Sydney’s architecture.

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Songs of Home

Donors enjoy ‘Songs of Home’ curator-led tourWednesday 25 September 2019

Volunteers in the courtyard of The Mint for the closing celebration of Sydney Open 2017

Sydney Open

Sydney Open volunteers: a personal perspectiveWednesday 25 September 2019

Sydney Open, an iconic event in Sydney’s calendar that couldn’t be possible without the hundreds of passionate volunteers, that enlighten Sydney siders and visitors alike of the history of this great city.

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Venues

Welcome Pearl CateringTuesday 24 September 2019

We welcome a new hospitality partner, Pearl Catering, to Vaucluse House and The Mint.

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Learning

Not your average classroomTuesday 24 September 2019

From playing Victorian children’s games to making ‘convict’ bricks, the Experience & Learning Team deliver inspiring and fun educational experiences at eight of our 12 historic places.