Discover Sydney on Australia Day at Sydney Living Museums
- Thu Jan 26 2017
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Commemorate the story of Australia and celebrate our diversity, achievements and future with half-price entry to Sydney Living Museums various historic houses and museums on Australia Day.
Hyde Park Barracks Museum – learn about convict Sydney at the site central to the world’s largest and longest-running system of convict transportation;
Justice & Police Museum – Once the city’s busiest legal hub and uncover the salacious stories of Sydney’s past;
Museum of Sydney – witness Sydney’s ever-changing skyline at Demolished Sydney, celebrate our world-famous beaches at Sand in the City and view the remains of first Government House;
Susannah Place Museum – discover the ordinary lives that left an extraordinary legacy on modern Sydney’s oldest neighbourhood, The Rocks (by booked tour only);
Pack a picnic and explore our beautiful historic houses:
Rouse Hill House & Farm – explore a house and farm owned by six generations of one family.
Vaucluse House – One of Sydney’s few 19th-century mansions still surrounded by its original gardens.
Elizabeth Farm (Rosehill) – view an early colonial bungalow, work as a convict servant and do some hand washing,
Meroogal (Nowra) – discover the story of the ‘Roogal’ women.
Grab a book from the museum stores and online shop and take 20%. To access the discount online use the code: AUSDAY1720
Where: Sydney Living Museums (see list above)
When: Thursday 26 January 2017
Cost: Adult – $6; Child – $4; Family – $15. Members and Children under 5yrs – FREE
Please note: Rose Seidler House, Elizabeth Bay House, The Mint and Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection will be closed on Australia Day.
For more information, visit the website.
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