Ignite your families' curiosity these school holidays


From our beautiful historic houses and gardens, to our city museums and programs especially designed for families to enjoy - Sydney Living Museums is the perfect place for imaginations to run wild these holidays!

Join us as a Household member these holidays and start enjoying the following benefits now and all year round:

  • Great savings across the year

  • Unlimited year-long free entry for two adults and up to four children (15 years or younger) to our 12 properties, museums and gardens and exhibitions including How Cities Work and Rouse Hill House & Farm LEGO® Bricks 

  • Member discounts on an exciting range of year-long events, including School Holiday programs – perfect for adults and children to enjoy! 

  • Family friendly tours across our museum and properties 

  • Free entry to the Museum Discovery Centre at Castle Hill where you can discover a treasure trove of objects from MAAS, Australian Museum and Sydney Living Museums 

  • Two guest passes to share with family and friends – perfect for grandparents!

  • 10% discount across our cafés and retail stores

Ignite your families’ curiosity in history and love of learning and play by becoming a household member from only $130 these holidays! Find out more or join now.


Curious Caledonians in Conversation event at the Mint.


Curious Caledonians in Conversation at the MintTuesday 27 August 2019

On 11 June donors were treated to a special behind-the-scenes event in the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, as part of the Sound Heritage Project.

White text on pink background collage of several building images.

Sydney Open

Sydney Open Sunday Program Sneak PeekThursday 22 August 2019

Be the first to enjoy a sneak peek of some exciting buildings from this year’s Sunday program and purchase your Sydney Open Pass from today!

Group of people with table full of string making materials for Aboriginal education program.


Thousands of students learn to warurabanga (make string)Wednesday 14 August 2019

On Thursday 8 August, almost 3,000 teachers and students across NSW took part in a live virtual excursion, direct from Museum of Sydney, the site of first Government House - a unique place from which to explore Australian history from multiple perspectives.

Whimsical wallpaper of space travel from the 1950s


1950s sci-fi wallpaper Wednesday 24 July 2019

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Library Display

New Library DisplaysTuesday 23 July 2019

Whet your appetite for the Songs of Home exhibition at the Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection, where our new displays explore how, even before CDs and Spotify, Sydney homes were filled with music.