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Hyde Park Barracks

untitled (maraong manaóuwi) month of public programs Wednesday 15 January 2020

Man and woman seated outside tent with food and beverages.

Hyde Park Barracks

Book your Hyde Park Barracks tickets early for chance to winThursday 9 January 2020

Book your tickets to the Hyde Park Barracks by 16 February for your chance to win an overnight stay up to four people on Cockatoo Island in the heart of Sydney Harbour. Cockatoo Island is a UNESCO World...

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Get On the MoveMonday 23 December 2019

Artist Jonathan Jones in front of Hyde Park Barracks

Hyde Park Barracks

SMH: Arrow symbol points to a shared historyMonday 23 December 2019

Group of four men in white hard hats and high vis vests in glass lift.

Hyde Park Barracks

Making heritage accessibleFriday 20 December 2019

At the centre of the Hyde Park Barracks renewal project is the seamless union of old and new, including the precision installation of a passenger lift.

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
Reopening 21 February 2020

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Law and order
NEXT OPEN Saturday
22 February 2020
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
22 February 2020
Sydney's working-class heritage
OPEN TODAY
2PM-5PM
Iconic mid 20th-century design
NEXT OPEN Sunday
23 February 2020
Untouched history
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
Australia's finest interior
NEXT OPEN Friday
21 February 2020
A specialised research resource
OPEN TODAY
10AM-4PM
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