Discover SLM

Sydney Living Museums has plenty to offer online, with a wealth of stories and visual content for you to peruse along with useful resources for learning at home.

See whats 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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Upcoming online talks

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.

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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.

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From the collection

Family connections

Treasured objects from the collections help chart the unique relationship that existed between Rouse Hill House (c1813) and Meroogal (1885). 

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Sampler, 1788

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.

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Collection

Bebarfalds

Bebarfalds was a retailer of home furnishings and manufacturer of furniture, and become best remembered for its sewing machines, introduced around 1917.

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Recipe

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!

Get cooking 


 

Online puzzles

Get puzzling

Take a moment to relax and recharge with one of our online puzzles featuring our beautiful collections and museums. 

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Craft

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.

Get creative


 

Exhibitions

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. 

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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.

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Online shop

Ocean Isle Edition II X Allira Henderson 300g Candle
Southern Wild Co
Eat Your History
Sydney Living Museums
A Cargo of Women Susannah Watson and The Convicts of The Princess Royal
Allen & Unwin
King of the Coast Brooch
Erstwilder x Jocelyn Proust