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.

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Tim Girling-Butcher
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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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Membership

Summer Membership Offer Friday 6 December 2019

This summer, we're excited to offer a 20% saving on our Member + One membership, giving you year-long access to discover Sydney’s story across our 12 historic houses and museums.

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School holidays

Summer School Holidays 2019/20: opening hoursFriday 6 December 2019

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.

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Hyde Park Barracks

SMH: A Sydney history lesson tiny in statureTuesday 10 December 2019

Sydney Living Museums Membership promotion

 

Save 20% off Member + One membershipWednesday 4 December 2019

From history to heritage to design and architecture, there is plenty to see and do this summer across our 12 historic houses and properties!We're excited to offer a 20% saving on all Member + One memberships purchased throughout summer,...

Photo showing the hole left in the pediment of the Hyde Park Barracks after the clock face was removed. A man in a hard hat can be seen staring our.