Museums of History


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Museums of History NSW cares for 12 of New South Wales’ most important museums and historic houses. Together these sites are an important journey through the history and cultural life of our city.

Museums of History NSW offers a dynamic range of programs and exhibitions built around the idea of Sydney living. From early gastronomy and home interiors, to historic gardens, the great social divide, rural lives, crime and punishment, Museums of History NSW offers unique experiences to entertain, delight and intrigue you, and the best places to experience a whole other life.

Our museums and historic houses:

Caroline Simpson Library & Research Collection

Elizabeth Bay House

Elizabeth Farm

Hyde Park Barracks Museum

Justice and Police Museum


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Museum of Sydney

Rose Seidler House

Rouse Hill House and Farm

Susannah Place Museum

Vaucluse House