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Saturday 17 December
Museum of Sydney
Corner Phillip and Bridge streets, Sydney NSW 2000. Phone +61 2 9251 5988

Museum of Sydney

Corner Phillip and Bridge streets, Sydney NSW 2000. Phone +61 2 9251 5988
  • Cafe
  • Wheelchair accessible
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  • Saturday 17 December

Exhibitions & more

Close up of hands weaving a spiral out of dried raffia.
On now
Featured exhibition

The Weaving Room

These drop-in workshops celebrate the history and diversity of First Nations weaving traditions in NSW. Hear from Elders and artists about their traditional weaving practices and create your own piece to take home

1947 photo showing cars on driving along the Sydney Harbour Bridge
On now
Featured exhibition

Sydney Snapshots

Highlights from a treasure-trove of images taken by the NSW Government Printing Office Photographic Branch

Exterior of Meroogal with Jacaranda trees in bloom
On now
Featured exhibition

Meroogal Women’s Art Prize

The biennial Meroogal Women’s Art Prize, now in its 19th year


Chief Secretary's building in Sydney, undated
24 February, 10.30am
Online talk

Webinar: Colonial Secretary letters received, 1826-1896

This webinar will explore how to search the index to the records, what you may find and how to access the records

The facade of the Hyde Park Barracks featuring 'Love that dares', a projected artwork by Jacqui North.
22-26 February, 5pm

Queer in Warrane

Celebrate Sydney WorldPride at the Hyde Park Barracks

First Nations Speaker Series Logo
1 March, 6pm

First Nations Speaker Series

Presented in collaboration with GML Heritage and the Research Centre for Deep History at the Australian National University


Dave Barnett performing a Traditional Indigenous dance at the Eel Festival at Elizabeth Farm
12 March, 10am

Eel Festival 2023

Discover First Nations history of Parramatta, on Darug Country

Forage to Feast with Diego Bonetto and Marnee Fox, edible weeds basket
19 March, 10am

Forage to feast at Vaucluse House

Join us for a seasonal, edible adventure with renowned forager and environmental educator Diego Bonetto and stylist and weed convert Marnee Fox

Treasured Textiles workshop images
25 March, 10am

Treasured textiles workshop

Join Melinda Young for an artist talk at Meroogal and a hands-on textiles and jewellery workshop

On display

Tony Albert, Healing land, remembering Country, 2020. Installation view for Elizabeth Farm (2020).
Permanent display

Healing land, remembering Country

A powerful work by Kuku Yalanji artist Tony Albert

Visitors to the Gadigal Place exhibition, Museum of Sydney
Permanent display

Gadigal Place

The Gadigal Place gallery honours the diverse and complex history, culture and survival of the Gadigal clan on whose land the Museum of Sydney stands

Hand painted title showing the middle section of reclining figure in landscape.
Featured display

Lyon, Cottier & Co: 19th Century Decorators

For around fifty years, Lyon, Cottier & Co decorated the finest public buildings, private houses and churches

First Fleet ship models, Museum of Sydney
Permanent display

First Fleet Ships

This display explores the journey, arrival and first contacts of this fleet’s largely unwilling human cargo

Touring exhibitions

Girl with superimposed illustration of aeroplane and clouds
Touring exhibition

On the Move

Now on tour

Black and white photo of two women in street.
Touring exhibition

Street Photography

Now on tour

A hard-hat diver prepares to enter the water from the side of a punt. 1930s-1980s.
Touring exhibition

A Thousand Words

This exhibition is available for hire

How Cities Work illustration.
Touring exhibition

How cities work

This exhibition is available for hire

Patsy Neill (or Niell), Special Photograph number D96, 12 August 1929, Central Police Station
Touring exhibition

Underworld: Mugshots from the Roaring Twenties

This exhibition is available for hire

Touring exhibition

Captured: Portraits of Crime, 1870 – 1930

This exhibition is available for hire