Winter School Holidays

Forget dusty old museums where you can look but not touch. This winter, wrap up and get hands-on with our exciting program of school holiday fun.

Create a LEGO® masterpiece at Rouse Hill House & Farm, muck in and get the chores done at Vaucluse House, build a giant sandcastle at the Museum of Sydney or be a bushranger at the Justice & Police Museum. You can also experience convict life at Elizabeth Farm, or get behind the counter of a c1915 corner shop at Susannah Place Museum.

These school holidays, you’re spoilt for choice! So let those imaginations run wild and book now for winter activities for the young (and young at heart)!

Up to 4 kids free with every SLM Membership.



Keep up to date with family friendly events, exhibitions and our latest craft projects.



Naidoc Week activities at Rouse Hill House & Farm

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Songlines: Shared Stories of our Landscape Tuesday 21 June 2016

Make Mum a treat

The Cook and the Curator

Make Mum a treatThursday 5 May 2016

Two children in old-fashioned kitchen using implements in front of window.

Children & Family

Autumn school holiday funFriday 18 March 2016

school holiday fun at Vaucluse House

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April school holiday fun!Tuesday 15 March 2016

	Family washing and hanging clothes in the Oak Tree Court at Elizabeth Farm


Celebrate Australia DayMonday 4 January 2016

Boy and girl making craft related to homes in the Oak Tree Court at Elizabeth Farm. Photograph © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Explore our treasury of children’s activities to keep them amused and occupied on rainy days or quiet moments at home. Here you’ll find print-out patterns, quizzes, stories, games and more.

Girl and boy chopping vegetables in the kitchen, Vaucluse House. Photograph © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

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

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