Do you know how to wrap an egg, weigh out goods on a scale or count in pounds and shillings? In Playing Shop, children become shopkeepers and get behind the counter of Susannah Place’s re-created c1915 corner shop.
- Using an old-fashioned shop scale
- Packaging goods, including making a paper cone for the lollies you will be taking home
- Filling an order and making a ‘delivery’
- Writing up orders on a slate board
Susannah Place Museum's re-created 1915 corner shop, located at Number 64 Gloucester Street, in the heart of The Rocks, sells authentic goods and wares of this era. The Corner Shop won the 1994 Australian Tourism Award.
Open daily 2pm – 5pm | Closed Christmas Day
58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney
T 02 9241 1893