A visitor in the grounds of Vaucluse House, listening to an audio tour with their phone and headphones.

A visitor in the grounds of Vaucluse House, listening to an audio tour with their phone and headphones. Photo © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Audio tours

Experience Sydney in new ways with our self-guided audio tours. Look up and spot intriguing moments in art and architecture, wander through urban parks and gardens, and discover the city’s best public spaces – all at your own pace!

You can access our self-guided audio tours on our handy web app or download here:

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Look Up, Sydney

with Peter Salhani

Look Up, Sydney is a self-directed audio tour that introduces you to some Sydney treasures, old and new – both familiar places and stories, and some that even Sydney locals may not know about. Narrated by freelance writer Peter Salhani, the tour follows Sydney’s new light rail line along George Street from north to south, taking minor detours along the way to discover architecture, art, and some colourful characters. 

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Public Sydney

with Philip Thalis and Peter John Cantrill

Hear from the acclaimed authors of Public Sydney as they take you on a journey through Sydney’s public spaces and architecture in conversation with Colin Bisset, writer, traveller and contributor to ABC Radio National's Blueprint for living.

Explore at your own pace with our self-guided audio tour providing unique perspectives on architecture and design in your city. Participants will require their own headphones and device. 

Parks and Gardens

with Colleen Morris

Hear from landscape heritage consultant, author and curator, Colleen Morris as she guides you through the parks and gardens of the CBD and discusses their relevance for today. 

Wander through public gardens and enjoy fascinating insights into the importance of green space in conversation with Colin Bisset, writer, traveller and contributor to ABC Radio National's Blueprint for living. Participants will require their own headphones and mobile device.


 

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