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Welcome to Sydney Living Museums, a group of 12 museums, houses and gardens that will take you on a remarkable journey through time and place to experience a whole other life.

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Image of interior of grocery shop with scales and produce.

The Cook and the Curator

An everyday corner shop…?Thursday 6 July 2017

A group of convicts gathers outside the gates to the Hyde Park Barracks. An overseer and a redcoat watch over.

The Cook and the Curator

The convict dietThursday 29 June 2017

LEGO model of whole house.

The Cook and the Curator

Dining brick by brickThursday 22 June 2017

Illustration of dinner.

The Cook and the Curator

What shall we have for dinner?Thursday 15 June 2017

Print, tinted, from book.

The Cook and the Curator

A slip of the tongueThursday 8 June 2017

Threads of connection

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
An Edwardian Summer
Sydney & beyond through the lens of Arthur Wigram Allen
Public Sydney
Drawing the City
Lloyd Rees
Painting with pencil 1930-36

 

Houses & Museums

Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
28 July 2017
John Macarthur's domain
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
26 July 2017
A World Heritage Australian convict site
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 July 2017
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
29 July 2017
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
30 July 2017
Untouched history
NEXT OPEN Tuesday
25 July 2017
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
A country house by the harbour
NEXT OPEN Wednesday
26 July 2017
A specialised research resource
NEXT OPEN Tuesday
25 July 2017
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Shops

Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.