Sydney Living Museums is closing Susannah Place from Tuesday 24 March until further notice. We are taking these steps as a public health precaution in support of measures to contain COVID-19.
Concession | $12
Family* | $38
Members | Free of charge
Children under 5 years | Free of charge
In line with NSW Public Health Orders, all visitors must provide evidence of compliance with vaccination requirements (including contraindication certificates).
While inside our museums and historic houses, visitors over 12 years must wear a mask at all times. Please also ensure you maintain a safe distance from other visitors.
Please read our conditions of entry before visiting.
Located in the heart of The Rocks, Susannah Place is a terrace of four houses built by Irish immigrants in 1844. For nearly 150 years these small houses with tiny backyards, basement kitchens and outside wash houses were home to more than 100 families. Against a backdrop of the working harbour and growing city, their everyday lives played out. Remarkably, Susannah Place survived largely unchanged through the slum clearances and redevelopments of the past century, and today tells the stories of the people and families who called this place and this neighbourhood home.
Making the Most of YourselfMonday 18 October 2021
Join CSL&RC librarian Dr Matthew Stephens, assistant curator Marina Grilanc and the State Library's Margot Riley for a discussion on domestic advice manuals, the 'self-help books of the 19th century.' This event is being hosted as part of Rare Book Week.
The Project: History Extension Online Seminar 2021Thursday 14 October 2021
We are thrilled to announce bookings are now open for our online History Extension seminar, presented in partnership with the State Library of NSW.
Hospitality Partner Opportunity at Museum of SydneyWednesday 13 October 2021
A rare opportunity awaits a strategic & innovative restauranteur, catering and hospitality service provider at the Museum of Sydney.