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 main priority.

From 11 October – The Mint will open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm.

From 20 October – Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection will open Wednesday to Friday, 10am to 4pm. Bookings essential.

From 21 October – the Hyde Park Barracks and the Museum of Sydney will open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Vaucluse House will open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm. 

From 22 October – Elizabeth Farm will open Friday and Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

From 23 October – Meroogal will open every Saturday, 10am to 4pm.

From 24 October – Rose Seidler House will open every Sunday, 10am to 4pm.

Please note that Elizabeth Bay House, the Justice & Police Museum, Rouse Hill Estate and Susannah Place will remain temporarily closed. 

Important conditions of entry

In line with NSW Public Health Orders, all visitors must provide evidence as requested to confirm compliance with vaccination requirements (including contraindication certificates). 

While inside our museums and historic houses, all visitors over 12 years must wear a mask at all times. Please also ensure that you maintain a safe distance from other visitors and staff.

All visitors are strongly encouraged to check our full conditions of entry before visiting one of our historic houses or museums.

We look forward to welcoming you back to enjoy our wonderful upcoming events and exhibitions in a way that keeps everyone safe. 

Further official information and advice on COVID-19 is available from the NSW Government website.

 

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.