Education at Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Temporary closure of Hyde Park Barracks Museum

The UNESCO World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks will be closed during terms 1–3 in 2019 for a major renewal project. The museum will reopen in late 2019. A suite of exciting new education programs will be available from Term 1, 2020.

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Children enjoying a convict meal

Hyde Park Barracks

Nine News: A convict meal Thursday 6 June 2019

NSW Governor Margaret Beazley with school children

Hyde Park Barracks

SMH: A king's feast of beef, pudding but no rum 200 years onWednesday 5 June 2019

NSW Governor Margaret Beazley AO, QC with school children from Fort Street Public School

Hyde Park Barracks

Re-enactment marks 200th anniversary of the BarracksTuesday 4 June 2019

Tuesday 4 June marks the 200th anniversary of the first convicts to take up residency in Hyde Park Barracks – recognising the beginning of new chapter of Australian history.

Painting of Hyde Park baracks from south western courner shortly after construction with two men in front. It looks dry and there are no trees.

Hyde Park Barracks

On this day: an ‘excellent institution’ opensTuesday 4 June 2019

On Friday 4 June 1819, the Hyde Park Barracks officially went into operation.

A truck parked out the front of the Hyde Park Baracks with a large metal structure on board.

Hyde Park Barracks

Installing a lift in the Hyde Park BarracksFriday 24 May 2019

Installing a lift into a UNESCO World Heritage-listed building like the Hyde Park Barracks is no small task. Take a look behind the scenes at the incredible work currently being undertaken, as the team talk through some of the challenges they...

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