Explore our museums and make the most of your summer holidays.

We also have some school holiday programs and workshops taking place across our museums - book now.

And introducing our Culture Up Late series, starting Thursday 14 January at Hyde Park Barracks, Museum of Sydney and Justice & Police Museum.

We’d love to see you at our place these holidays.


Houses and museums opening hours

Saturday 26 December 2020 – Sunday 24 January 2021

All museums are closed on Christmas Day & Australia Day

Location

Opening Days

Opening Times

Elizabeth Bay House

Currently closed

-

Elizabeth Farm

Wed to Sat
Closed Christmas Day & Australia Day

10am – 4pm

Hyde Park Barracks

Thu to Sun
Closed Christmas Day & Australia Day

Culture Up Late from 14 Jan

10am – 5pm

 

Thursdays 5pm-8pm (from 14 Jan)

Justice & Police Museum

Currently closed

Culture Up Late from 14 Jan

-

Thursdays 5pm-8pm (from 14 Jan)

Meroogal

Saturdays

10am – 4pm

Museum of Sydney

Thu to Sun
Closed Christmas Day & Australia Day

Culture Up Late from 14 Jan

10am – 5pm

 

Thursdays 5pm-8pm (from 14 Jan)

Rose Seidler House

Sundays

10am – 4pm

Rouse Hill Estate

Currently closed

-

Susannah Place

Currently closed

-

The Mint

Monday to Friday
Closed 25 Dec 2020-8 Jan 2021 & all public holidays

9am – 5pm

Vaucluse House

Wed to Sat (+ Sun 10 Jan)
Closed Christmas Day & Australia Day

10am – 4pm


Restaurant trading days

Location

Opening Days

Opening Times

Estate Vaucluse House

Wed to Sun

Closed:
- Wed 23 Dec-Sun 27 Dec 2020
- Thu 31 Dec 2020

Wed, Thu, 11am-4pm [lunch, high tea]
Fri to Sun, 9am-4pm [breakfast, lunch, high tea]

Elizabeth Farm Tearooms

Currently closed

-

Frontispiece Frugal housewife Mrs Child

Talks

Making the Most of YourselfMonday 18 October 2021

Join CSL&RC librarian Dr Matthew Stephens, assistant curator Marina Grilanc and the State Library's Margot Riley for a discussion on domestic advice manuals, the 'self-help books of the 19th century.' This event is being hosted as part of Rare Book Week.

History Extension Online Seminar

 

The Project: History Extension Online Seminar 2021Thursday 14 October 2021

We are thrilled to announce bookings are now open for our online History Extension seminar, presented in partnership with the State Library of NSW.

Museum of Sydney exterior at night

 

Hospitality Partner Opportunity at Museum of SydneyWednesday 13 October 2021

A rare opportunity awaits a strategic & innovative restauranteur, catering and hospitality service provider at the Museum of Sydney.

Vaucluse House

 

COVID-19 updateFriday 8 October 2021

Sydney Living Museums is delighted to announce that we are reopening some of our museums and historic houses from Monday 11 October, with the safety and wellbeing of visitors and staff our foremost priority.