Uncover the collection: Museums Discovery Centre

 

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!

MDC is a collaboration between SLM, the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, and the Australian Museum. Located at Castle Hill, MDC houses an extensive and diverse range of fascinating collection items across six galleries. Visitors can find millions of treasures, with hundreds on display and thousands more waiting to be discovered through booked group tours.

Visit the MDC

Open every weekend with a special open weekend program on 28 and 29 March: slm.is/mdc

Jungle House outlook Photo © Michael Lassman

Sydney Open

Share your thoughts on Sydney Open 2020Friday 13 November 2020

Thank you to everyone who joined us for this year's Sydney Open. We’d love to hear your thoughts about our first-ever digital program, and we invite you to complete our short online survey. 

Artworks on sideboard

Media release

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2020 Winners’ AnnouncementWednesday 23 September 2020

The Meroogal Women’s Art Prize celebrates the creativity of female artists in NSW. The 2020 Winners were announced at a modest event at the Meroogal house museum.

Group of people in front of historic house.

Rouse Hill Estate

Play along with us: House Music at Your HouseMonday 17 August 2020

We invite you to join us in a new musical experiment, bringing the music of the 19th century into the 21st century. We’ve delved into the hundreds of popular songs that survive in the collection at Rouse Hill Estate and we’ve also asked some brilliant musicians to help you explore these pieces of music from their homes and in our historic houses.