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In line with decisions made by the NSW Government, Sydney Living Museums is closed to the public until further notice to help protect the health of all visitors and staff and minimise the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in the State. Read more

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Update on COVID-19Monday 16 March 2020

In response to recent developments with COVID-19, Sydney Living Museums is closing all historic houses and museums effective Tuesday 24 March until further notice. Click here for further information about the potential impact of COVID-19.

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Pomelo + Co launches ready-made meals Tuesday 31 March 2020

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Hyde Park Barracks

Hyde Park Barracks: keeper of lost thingsFriday 6 March 2020

At the heart of the new visitor experience at the Hyde Park Barracks is the museum’s internationally significant archaeology collection.

Shoes, handkerchief, cap (stamped with HPA, for Hyde Park Asylum, and broad arrow), bodice and apron worn by asylum inmates.

International Women's Day

Women's stories, women's livesFriday 6 March 2020

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Hyde Park Barracks

Conserving Australia's oldest clockFriday 6 March 2020

On its 200th anniversary, Australia’s oldest surviving public clock received some much-needed conservation and care.

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Houses & Museums

On the site of first Government House
Museum of Sydney will be closed until further notice.
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Hyde Park Barracks will be closed until further notice.
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Law and order
Justice & Police Museum will be closed until further notice.
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A country house by the harbour
Vaucluse House will be closed until further notice.
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Modern architecture in a historic place
The Mint will be closed until further notice.
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John Macarthur's domain
Elizabeth Farm will be closed until further notice.
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Home to four generations of women
Meroogal will be closed until further notice.
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Sydney's working-class heritage
Susannah Place will be closed until further notice.
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Iconic mid 20th-century design
Rose Seidler House will be closed until further notice.
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Untouched history
Rouse Hill Estate will be closed until further notice.
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Australia's finest interior
Elizabeth Bay House will be closed until further notice.
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A specialised research resource
The library will be closed until further notice.
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