From Sunday 3 January 2021, visitors must wear masks inside when visiting our museums. Find out more including any exemptions via the NSW Government Health website.

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

-

Set of blue and white patterned objects on dark timber dresser.

Meroogal

‘Go women!’ Meroogal Women’s Art Prize 2020Wednesday 9 December 2020

Celebrating women’s lives, creativity and stories in the ‘women’s house’ of Meroogal, this year’s prize received a rich and diverse range of entries. 

Pieces of cut and shaped sandstone on ground.

Vaucluse House

Conservation in action: The turret stone has arrived! Wednesday 2 December 2020

We were very excited to receive the beautiful new replacement stone for the turrets at Vaucluse House this week. 

Two students in a hammock.

Donations

Support the Hyde Park Barracks learning precinctThursday 26 November 2020

With your help, Sydney Living Museums has an incredible opportunity to develop a dynamic learning precinct at the Hyde Park Barracks. 

Jungle House outlook Photo © Michael Lassman

Sydney Open

Share your thoughts on Sydney Open 2020Friday 13 November 2020