Elizabeth Bay House

South elevation, Elizabeth Bay House
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Conservation in action: Elizabeth Bay House external joinery work

Museums of History NSW is undertaking external joinery conservation works to the front facade thanks to the funds generously donated by our supporters during the 2022 Annual Appeal

Strings, Litchfield Binckes square piano in the morning room, Elizabeth Bay House

Here and there: concert playlist

Experience a concert at Elizabeth Bay House showcasing a magical evening contrasting two different musical worlds

Vibrant pencil and watercolour image with animal eyes and swirling patterns.

King's Cross: bohemian life In Sydney

Artists, intellectuals, writers, radicals, revellers and misfits made Sydney's King's Cross home from the early years of the 20th century well into the 1970s

The sofa in the morning room at Elizabeth Bay House

The finest house

In 1835 colonial secretary Alexander Macleay set about building the ultimate trophy house, a shimmering, classical styled jewel box, perched in rugged bushland on the northern side of present day Potts Point, high above Elizabeth Bay with majestic views across Sydney harbour and beyond

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The inspiration behind Iridescent: Elizabeth Bay House

Find out more about the curatorial research that inspired artist Gerwyn Davies’s flamboyant response to Elizabeth Bay House, featured in the Iridescent exhibition

The Winter Solstice at Elizabeth Bay House
21 & 22 June, 6.30am
Special event

Winter Solstice at Elizabeth Bay House

Wrap up warm and arrive before dawn to experience a magnificent display as the sun rises over the horizon