Open today

By guided tour only. Last entry 4pm.



Adult | $12
Concession | $10
Child (5-15 years)| $10
Family | $32
Members | Free of charge
Children under 5 years | Free of charge


58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW 2000


+612 9241 1893
Hugo Youngein (Lyunggren) standing outside his 'cash grocer' at 64 Gloucester Street c1920s Detail of a photo of Hugo Youngein ran the corner 'cash grocer' at Susannah Place from 1904 to his death in 1930.

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.

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NAIDOC at Rouse Hill


First Nations StrategyTuesday 5 July 2022

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22/BUF006 Building & Facilities AssistantTuesday 16 August 2022

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22/CUR018 First Nations Curator (Identified)Friday 12 August 2022

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SARA and SLM Bulk RecruitmentMonday 8 August 2022


Susannah Place Museum videos

Oral histories

Recorded in 1992
Recorded in 1992
Recorded in 2012

Our stories

Recipes from Susannah Place

Eat your history: Stories & Recipes from Australian Kitchens

Interested in trying out some of the recipes used by former residents to prepare food in Susannah Place? You can with this fascianting book that explores the history of food across our houses and museums. Click here to find out more.