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

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20/SE040 Producer, Volunteers & InternsTuesday 30 June 2020

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Media release

A fresh vision for Sydney Living MuseumsTuesday 16 June 2020

During lockdown, Sydney Living Museums (SLM) and NSW State Archives had a unique opportunity to reflect, reassess and reimagine the purpose of our partnership and our engagement with audiences, existing and potential.

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Annual Appeal 2020Monday 4 May 2020