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Welcome to Sydney Living Museums, a group of 12 museums, houses and gardens that will take you on a remarkable journey through time and place to experience a whole other life.

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19/EXE006 Director, Museums & CuratorialMonday 13 May 2019

Sandstone carved with words in Aboriginal languages.

Education

New schools program at Museum of SydneyFriday 10 May 2019

The new excursion for Stage 3 students explores links between Indigenous and European histories, cultures and perspectives in the expanding Sydney colony of the 1800s.

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Hyde Park Barracks

SMH: Innovative techniques to protect heritage buildingsThursday 2 May 2019

Three storey brick colonial era building with clock tower.

Hyde Park Barracks

Blue sky to fund Hyde Park Barracks renewal projectWednesday 1 May 2019

Read about our exciting Hyde Park Barracks project in the Sydney Morning Herald.

Collections

Celebrating Easter with our collectionsThursday 18 April 2019

We celebrate Easter this year with a selection of images from our collections.

Eat Your History
Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens
Deep Time Dreaming
Uncovering Ancient Australia
Underworld
Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties
How Cities Work
By James Gulliver Hancock

 

Houses & Museums

On the site of first Government House
OPEN TODAY
10AM-5PM
Closed for renewal project
Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
25 May 2019
A country house by the harbour
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Modern architecture in a historic place
OPEN TODAY
9.30AM-5PM
John Macarthur's domain
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Home to four generations of women
NEXT OPEN Saturday
25 May 2019
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
26 May 2019
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
24 May 2019
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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Restaurants, cafes & tearooms

Find out about our restaurants, cafes and tearooms.

Shops

Visit one of our shops while you're visiting some of our houses and museums or shop online.