Donate to Sydney Living Museums

Your gift to Sydney Living Museums makes a powerful difference.

By choosing to support  SLM, you are ensuring that important heritage sites are protected for future generations. In sharing our stories, from Indigenous to colonial, each heritage site brings new perspectives and traces the significant developments in Australian history.

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Hyde Park Barracks Bicentenary Appeal

A visionary project to renew Hyde Park Barracks Museum, creating a world class museum showcasing the history and development of this 200 year old UNESCO world heritage site.

Find out more about the appeal

The Sound Heritage project

An estimated 3,000 pieces of printed and hand-copied sheet music are held in our collections; we need your support to conserve, document, digitise and interpret this remarkable collection.

Learn more about the Sound Heritage project

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

Join the Governors’ Circle

Gifts of $5000 or more are acknowledged with membership to the Governors’ Circle and deeper engagement with our work.

Become a Governors’ Circle member today

Leave a legacy

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

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About the Sydney Living Museums Foundation

The SLM Foundation supports and assists the Board of Trustees by encouraging philanthropic support and interest in the work of Sydney Living Museums to ensure we continue to care and preserve our unique sites for future generations.

More about the SLM Foundation

Why should you support Sydney Living Museums?

All donations make a powerful difference to what we can achieve together. By supporting Sydney Living Museums you are contributing to the collective cultural and creative enrichment of our society.

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Our cultural institutions are our societies’ collective memory banks, and supporting them in this era of rapid change is more important than ever before.

Edward Simpson
SLM Foundation Chair

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Contact us

We are happy to discuss your ideas, feedback and thoughts on fundraising campaigns. If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact:

Joy England
Head of Development and Fundraising
P: + 612 8239 2433

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