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 late 2019.

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.

Foundation

Annual Appeal 2019Monday 6 May 2019

Our museums are held ‘in trust’ for future generations and we must preserve them to ensure a future as valuable as their past. We can do this with your support through our Annual Appeal 2019.

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Sydney Open

Become part of Sydney Open 2019: EOI now openWednesday 27 March 2019

Our exciting program for Sydney Open 2019 will open even more buildings and spaces that are usually off-limits to the public, alongside new talks and tour experiences. To be part of it all, we invite you to submit an expression of interest by 30 April.

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Employment

19/SE046 Digital Project ProducerWednesday 19 June 2019

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Employment

19/HMP058 Assistant Portfolio CuratorMonday 17 June 2019

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School holidays

Winter School Holidays 2019: opening hoursMonday 17 June 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.