Entrance gates to museum with scaffolding over two gatehouses.

Hyde Park Barracks

Museum open during conservation workMonday 8 May 2017

Beneath the scaffolding now covering the gateposts and guardhouses of Hyde Park Barracks, Sydney Living Museums is conserving the 200-year-old stonework.

Woman in kitchen with produce and cooking implements.

SLM Food

Eat your history: the bookThursday 29 October 2015

Sydney Living Museums and our resident gastronomer, Jacqui Newling, have published 'Eat your history: stories and recipes from Australian kitchens', a beautifully curated book to read and cook from.

Large group of people with picnic rugs on sloping lawn with house in background.

Rose Seidler House

Fifties Fair rests for a new Modernist SeasonFriday 26 May 2017

This year, Fifties Fair will rest for the launch of our new program A Modernist Season, offering a broader experience of mid-20th century architecture and design as an important part of Sydney’s heritage.

'A room for Mary Quant', designed by Marion Best Pty Ltd, 1967.

Media release

Celebrating Marion Hall BestFriday 26 May 2017

Colourful modernist mural on wall of house.

Media release

Announcing A Modernist seasonFriday 26 May 2017

Employment Opportunity promo tile


17/HC008 HorticulturistFriday 26 May 2017

Sumptuous red cloth and tassels.

Support us

Annual Appeal 2017Thursday 25 May 2017

We are delighted to announce our Annual Appeal 2017. SLM undertakes important conservation, management and restoration work across the portfolio of 12 properties. Gifts through the Annual Appeal will help us to undertaken projects we cannot otherwise afford to do.