Children & Family

From our beautiful historic houses and gardens, to our city museums and programs especially designed for families to enjoy - Sydney Living Museums is the perfect place for imaginations to run wild.

Throughout the year we offer a fantastic range of children and family-friendly programs, exhibitions and events across our 12 museums, including interactive exhibitions, school holiday programs, family house tours, and loads of other fun things to do.

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News

Children peering through a window at Rouse Hill Farm

School holidays

Spring School Holidays 2019: opening hoursMonday 23 September 2019

Children peering through a window at Rouse Hill Farm

School holidays

Winter School Holidays 2019: opening hoursMonday 17 June 2019

Two girls in garden setting with baskets.

Children & Family

Celebrate Easter with usFriday 22 March 2019

Two children looking in through window from verandah.

School holidays

Autumn School Holidays 2019: opening hoursFriday 22 March 2019

Stalls in corner of sandstone-walled courtyard with visitors and city skyline in background.

Hyde Park Barracks

Bright Lights: Big CityFriday 30 November 2018

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.

Online shop

Alphabetical Sydney & Numerical Street
Buy the bundle and save! $40
A to Z of Convicts In Van Diemens Land
2015 Children's Book Council Award winner $45
Shapes of Australia
Bronwyn Bancroft $24.99
All the buildings in Sydney
...that I've drawn so far $29.95