Children & Family

While our museums are temporarily closed, we have drawn together a selection of craft activities and recipes inspired by our historic houses and exhibitions for children to enjoy at home. 

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Craft & Activities

Explore our treasury of children’s activities inspired by our museums and stories. Here you’ll find print-out activities, art projects and more.

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Kids in the Kitchen

Foraged from the history books of our houses these recipes are sure to delight the young mind.

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Exhibitions

Discover related stories and videos on the exhibition webpages while our exhibitions are temporarily closed.


 

News

Visitor experience at the Hyde Park Barracks

News

Sydney Living Museums to reopen from 1 JuneThursday 21 May 2020

Sydney Living Museums is delighted to announce we are reopening our museums and historic houses, with the safety and wellbeing of visitors and staff our main priority.

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News

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.

Older woman in front of exhibition display.

Exhibition

Family connectionMonday 2 March 2020

One of the first visitors to our new interactive family exhibition at the Museum of Sydney had a more personal connection than most.

Visitors reading label in front of vehicles on display.

Collections

Uncover the collection: Museums Discovery CentreMonday 2 March 2020

With free entry every weekend, interactive and educational programs for children of all ages during the school holidays, community events throughout the year, and a range of tours available, the Museums Discovery Centre (MDC) offers something for everyone!

Two children running in garden in front of two storey farmstead building.

School holidays

Summer 2019: school holiday opening hoursTuesday 27 November 2018