Become a Governors’ Circle member

Become a Governors’ Circle member

Sydney Living Museums’ ambitions for the future are bold and exciting. Join the Governors’ Circle and discover how you can make a difference to our history.

By joining the Governors’ Circle you are making a positive and significant impact on the future of the organisation. A future that embraces our rich heritage and stories; a future that has an inclusive cultural agenda and makes it accessible for all. 

Your tax-deductible donation of $5000 or more per annum, plays a key role in:

  • conserving our 12 unique properties for future generations
  • creating engaging education programs that inspire lifelong learning
  • deepening engagement with Indigenous histories
  • building our nationally significant collections
  • making our collections accessible
  • presenting world-class exhibitions at our properties

Sydney Living Museums deserves support for the great job it does in presenting important aspects of the New South Wales past to the wider community while always maintaining the highest professional standards.

David Carment AM
Emeritus Professor of History and Governors’ Circle member


Elizabeth Bay House during the Bel Canto in the Bush recital

Exclusive benefits

As a Governors’ Circle member you will experience many unique opportunities to engage with Sydney Living Museums. 

Benefits include:

  • complimentary 12-month membership
  • invitations to attend special events throughout the year
  • behind-the-scenes tours
  • bespoke events related to our 12 properties and their collections

To thank you for your generous support of Sydney Living Museums, we would be delighted to acknowledge you in the Annual Report.

Your leadership in becoming a Governors’ Circle member and your support of Sydney Living Museums is gratefully acknowledged by all who share your passion for preserving Australian heritage and history.

Join the Governors’ Circle


Contact us

To discuss donating a major gift and/or leaving a gift in your Will, please contact:

Philanthropy & Corporate Partnerships
T: 02 8239 2273