See what’s new across our channels, look up activities to do at home with the family, including in the kitchen and the garden, explore our properties and our collections online, and settle in for some good long reads.
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Discover SLM: talk series
Every Tuesday, 12pm–12.30pm, free via zoom
Join Sydney Living Museums curatorial team as they discuss their current research in this relaxed online talk series. Each week a different curator will tackle subjects ranging from architecture to cookery.
History Reflected: curator talks
Every Thursday, 4pm–4.30pm, free via zoom
Every week, join us for a fascinating online curator talk taking you behind closed doors of the History Reflected exhibition. You can also participate in a live Q&A.
From the collection
Treasured objects from the collections help chart the unique relationship that existed between Rouse Hill House (c1813) and Meroogal (1885).
The sampler embroidered with a verse of the Lord's prayer was made by Ann Marsh in 1788. It was presented as a gift to the woman who taught Marsh to read and write.
Bebarfalds was a retailer of home furnishings and manufacturer of furniture, and become best remembered for its sewing machines, introduced around 1917.
A cheese ‘fondu’
This recipe was published by Tasmanian politician Edward Abbott in 1864. It is a rich souffle rather than a fondue, but easy to make and best served straight from the oven!
Take a moment to relax and recharge with one of our online puzzles featuring our beautiful collections and museums.
Make your own wings
Create your own wings inspired by native birds that you might have seen in the garden or park including the rainbow lorrikeet and cheeky cockatoos.
History Reflected: Behind closed doors
In the lead up to opening our History Reflected exhibition, we’re thrilled to invite you behind closed doors with a great line-up of online exclusives.
Walking through a songline
Follow in the steps of the Seven Sisters and experience the immersive nature of a songline in this multi-sensory digital installation.