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Membership unlocks the past, present and future at Museums of History NSW

Become a member of Museums of History NSW to access fantastic year-round benefits and to celebrate the stories of our people and places. Members enjoy exclusive events, experiences, discounts and priority access to tickets.

Members also provide critical support for the important work we do in the preservation of our state’s most significant historic houses, museums, gardens and collections.

Year-round benefits

  • Unlimited free entry to the Hyde Park Barracks and Susannah Place until 9 April
  • Members Hour at all our properties
  • Members-only events andexperiences across all our properties and programs
  • 20% discount on a range of events, including school holiday programs
  • Pre-sale and priority access to tickets
  • Reserved seating at events
  • Members are first to know with regular eNews
  • Exclusive giveaways and offers
  • 10% discount at all our cafes and restaurants
  • 10% discount at all our retail shops, including online
  • Free shipping until 30 September 2023 when shopping online
  • Membership includes benefits for up to four children (aged 15 or younger) when accompanied by the member
  • Benefits from our friends at Museum of Brisbane, Transport Heritage, Museum Discovery Centre, Opera Australia, Art Monthly and Dendy. Find out more here

Our membership levels provides greater flexibility and convenience with automatic renewal options. For more information see our FAQs.

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Benefits for one adult and up to four children, from $75. Join/renew here

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Member + One

Benefits for two adults and up to four children, from $135. Join/renew here

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Current offers

Your chance to own art by Gerwyn Davies, valued at $6,400!

Every member who joins or renews until 30 June 2023* has a chance to win a signed print of Meroogal from Iridescent by Gerwyn Davies, and to meet the talented artist. Join or renew here.

*Every new and renewed membership from 20 December 2022 until 30 June 2023.

Exclusive Murder Mystery: The Abandoned Mansion
Members receive an exclusive 10% discount on tickets to Fever Originals’ immersive murder mystery game at Elizabeth Bay House.

Members will receive access to the special promo code via members eNews. Hurry, limited time offer with tickets selling fast!

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Aerial view of Sydney looking over the Harbour Bridge to Circular Quay. Photographer unknown, 1958. NATIONAL ARCHIVES OF AUSTRALIA:A1200, L27972
2 May, 12pm
Online talk

Members webinar: Discover the collections of MHNSW

Martyn Killion will introduce you to MHNSW Collections and the experts who will show you how to search the collections in this members webinar

Palmer & Co. Bar, Sydney
20 April, 2.30pm

Members: Collections in Practice with Sibella Court

A members-only session of a fascinating conversation between research librarian Dr Matthew Stephens and interior designer and historian Sibella Court

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Young visitor at PlayScapes at the Museum of Sydney
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Featured exhibition


A physical and digital playground developed in collaboration with Junior Major and Beastman

Exterior of Meroogal with Jacaranda trees in bloom
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Meroogal Women’s Art Prize

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

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

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

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Members Office

Phone: 02 8072 4515

Bookings Office

Phone: 02 8239 2211

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