Spring School Holidays at Sydney Living Museums

  • Sat Sep 23 - Sun Oct 08 2017
  • Kids
  • $0.00

Sydney Living Museums is abuzz with school holiday programs and exhibitions across their historic houses and museums this spring.

Create a LEGO® masterpiece at Rouse Hill House & Farm, travel back in time as a convict, create your own boomerang art, get hands-on in the garden or have fun doing the washing.

Rouse Hill House & Farm in LEGO® Bricks

See the iconic Rouse Hill House, outbuildings, stable and barns constructed from LEGO® bricks with breathtaking architectural detail and accuracy by the Southern Hemisphere’s only LEGO®-certified professional, Australia’s Ryan McNaught. Visitors young and old will be limited only by their imagination as they add their creations for all to admire inside this exhibition at Rouse Hill House & Farm.

Where:  Rouse Hill House & Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill
When:   Open Wednesday to Sunday and every day in the school holidays, 10am–4pm until 22 July 2018
Cost:    General $12 (adults & children), Concession $8 (seniors only), Family $38, Sydney Living Museums Members FREE (Includes house museum admission)

Convict Kids - Time Travellers

Someone has been messing with history. Disguise yourself as a convict and come on a journey to return missing treasures to their rightful place. Meet a convict, make some marbles and play a convict game as you explore the Hyde Park Barracks Museum and discover how convicts used to live.

Where:  Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney
When:   Tuesdays 26 Sept & 3 October and Thursdays 28 September 5 October; 10.30am-11.30am
Cost:     $20 child, $15 adults, $12 Sydney Living Museums members

Boomerang Art and Throw

Come to Rouse Hill House & Farm to meet the staff from Muru Mittigar Aboriginal Cultural & Education Centre, paint a boomerang and experience the ancient art of boomerang throwing in a beautiful bush setting.

Where:  Rouse Hill House & Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill
When:   Tuesdays 26 September & 3 October and Thursdays 28 September & 5 October; 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost:     Child $20, Adult $20, Sydney Living Museums Members $15

Kids in the Garden

Explore the vegetable gardens and taste local honey. Then make a scrumptious traditional dessert and iced tea to enjoy in the unique house museums.

Where:  Elizabeth Farm, 70 Alice Street, Rosehill & Vaucluse House, Wentworth Road, Vaucluse,
When:   Wednesdays 27 Sept & 4 Oct and Fridays 29 Sept & 6 Oct, 10.30am - 12.30pm
Cost:     Child $20, Adults $12, Sydney Living Museums Members Child $15 and Adult Free

Where:  Meroogal, Corner West And Worrigee Streets, Nowra
When:   Thursday 28 September; 10.30am – 12.30pm
Cost:     Child $20, Adults $12, Sydney Living Museums Members Child $15 and Adult Free

Wash Day Fun

Have fun doing the washing like in the olden days. When the hard work is done, enjoy homemade lemonade while you make your own dolly peg creation to take home.

Where:  Susannah Place Museum, 58–64 Gloucester Street, The Rocks, Sydney
When:   Thursday 28 September and Thursday 5 October 2017; 10am–11.30am
Cost:     Child $20, Adult $15, Sydney Living Museums Members $12

Earn Your Tucker

The sun is up and it’s time for kids to have fun and muck in to get the chores done. Pump the water, grind the corn and feed the chickens, then enjoy some well-earned tucker.

Where:  Rouse Hill House & Farm, 356 Annangrove Road, Rouse Hill
When:   Sunday 1 October; 10.30am–12.30pm
Cost:     Child $20, Adult $20, Sydney Living Museums Member child and adults $15

For bookings and more information, visit the website. 

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