Children & Family

Discover both online and onsite experiences to enjoy as a family. Explore this page for events and workshops, our latest family exhibitions, and craft activities and recipes to create at home. 

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Events & Workshops




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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Online shop

How Ships Work
Young Dark Emu: A Truer History
Snakes & Ladders
Sydney Ferry Wooden Toy 12 Piece Set



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School holidays

Summer school holiday opening hoursWednesday 6 December 2017

Two little boys dress up in an old court room

Justice & Police Museum

Sydney’s underworld comes to life in 2016Tuesday 29 November 2016

Group seated around candlelit table.

Elizabeth Farm

Tour by candlelight at Elizabeth FarmTuesday 13 September 2016

Visiting a history museum for a tour means you may come with certain expectations, but the nightlight tour at Elizabeth Farm was not what we had expected at all.

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Children & Family

Winter holiday funFriday 24 June 2016

Naidoc Week activities at Rouse Hill House & Farm

Media release

Songlines: Shared Stories of our Landscape Tuesday 21 June 2016