Enchanted valley

Step into the immersive Enchanted valley in the Paradise on Earth exhibition at the Museum of Sydney, on display from 7 November 2020 to 18 April 2021. 

Playful and interactive, Enchanted valley is a multi-sensory landscape full of surprise and discovery. Look out for curious animals exploring the bushland, listen for frogs croaking under stepping stones and watch as a storm rolls in over the harbour. If you look carefully, you may even spot fairies hiding under the bridge!

Enchanted valley is a digital reimagining of Castlecrag’s Haven Amphitheatre that captures the colour, textures and changing moods of the Australian bushland. Enjoy the sights, sounds, mystery and magic of the valley and wonder at nature’s hidden energies and ever-changing beauty. 

Children can also get creative in the Forces of Nature activity hub and add to the collaborative bush artwork – perch a cockatoo, hang a bat from its toes or add a bunch of leaves and help our gum trees grow!

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Past exhibition

Paradise on Earth

Paradise on Earth is a celebration of the career and legacy of Marion Mahony Griffin that will enchant visitors of all ages

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Past exhibition

Marion Mahony Griffin Presentation Silk

This architectural presentation drawing depicts the combined site plan, street elevations, and sections of two dwellings built in the Sydney suburb of Castlecrag in the 1920s

Installation view of Paradise on Earth at Museum of Sydney December 2020

Paradise on Earth

Documentary exploring the work of Marion Mahony Griffin

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Marion Mahony Griffin: architect, environmentalist, visionary

Marion Mahony Griffin was a woman ahead of her time. Over five decades she promoted progressive ideas that are as relevant today, 150 years after her birth, as in her own time