Donate to Sydney Living Museums

Donate to Sydney Living Museums

Sydney Living Museums saves, preserves, and conserves our unique heritage ensuring our history and stories will be shared for generations to come.
Your tax-deductible donation will enable the conservation of our sites, expansion of our collections, the growth of education programs and the development of new and exciting exhibitions.

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To discuss donating a major gift and/or leaving a gift in your Will contact the Philanthropy Manager on (02) 8239 2273 or via email

Penelope Seidler at the Seidler penthouse, Milsons Point.

Sydney Living Museums understands the dynamic nature of house museums and presents them to the public in an enticing way.

Penelope Seidler AM
Sydney Living Museums, Major Donor

Annual Appeal

Gifts to the Annual Appeal will help us to preserve and conserve the 12 historic sites in our care, as well as supporting our core activities such as heritage conservation, acquisitions, digitisation, learning and public programs. 

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Become a Custodian

Gifts of $10,000 or more will make powerful impact on a focus area of your choice.

Learn more about becoming a Custodian

Join the Governors’ Circle

Gifts of $5000 or more will make a positive and significant impact on the future of our 12 historic sites. 

Become a Governors’ Circle member today

Join the Heritage Housekeepers

Gifts of $1000 will help us to carry out vital heritage conservation work on our 12 sites.

Become a Heritage Housekeeper today

Leave a bequest

Your bequest is a legacy for future generations and ensures integrity, authenticity and longevity in the work that we do.

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Meet our donors


About the Sydney Living Museums Foundation

The Foundation supports and assists the Board of Trustees by encouraging philanthropic support and interest in the work of Sydney Living Museums.

With a portfolio of 12 properties, including UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks and The Mint, philanthropy is essential to ensure we continue to care and preserve our unique sites for future generations.

More about the Sydney Living Museums Foundation.

We see it as an imperative to include all in our shared history and provide our students with the opportunity to gain a diversity of lived experiences so that they are better equipped to function effectively in our society.

Teacher, Marayong Public School
on the Unlocking Heritage education program

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