Convict Kids at Vaucluse House
Join us for a hands-on workshop where kids will discover what life was like in colonial times for a convict servant.
You’ve come straight off the boat but there’s no time to waste: the laundry needs scrubbing, the silver needs a polish, the cook needs the beans to be sorted, and so much more. If you’re to earn your ticket of leave, you’d better roll up your sleeves and get busy!
Finish the program with a delicious historic barley water and biscuit.
Please note: adults are required to supervise participating children and tickets are needed for children and adults.
Join us for a hands-on workshop where kids will discover what life was like in colonial times for a convict servant
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In the young colony, there was no prisoner’s barrack - the bush and sea were the walls of the convicts’ prison