Deck, Rose Seidler House, April 2011

A new way of living

Once word spread about the newly built Rose Seidler House in 1950, it was the ‘most talked about house in Sydney’. Seventy years on, it's impossible to deny the strength and daring of Seidler's vision

Large 2 storey building with deep verandahs, steps leading to lower verandah and bushes and driveway in the foreground.

A rum deal

When Lachlan Macquarie began his term as governor of NSW in 1810, Sydney was in desperate need of a new hospital

Joseph Lycett, 'The residence of John McArthur Esq. near Parramatta, New South Wales'. Aquatint. Published London, John Souter, 1825. Elizabeth Farm collection, Museums of History New South Wales.

A turbulent past

With its deep, shady verandahs and elegant symmetry, Elizabeth Farm is an iconic early colonial bungalow

Formal dining arrangement in the Governor Phillip Hall with a view of the First Fleet Gallery at the Museum of Sydney

Governor Phillip Hall & First Fleet Gallery

Spend a night at the museum amongst a dramatically lit backdrop of sandstone and limewashed brick

Image of the Meroogal homestead on a sunny day.

Make yourself at home

Meroogal became home to four generations of resilient and resourceful women, whose house was their livelihood as well as their home

Guests attending a cocktail party in the foyer of the Museum of Sydney

Museum of Sydney & This Way Canteen

The ultimate option for large cocktail event experiences for up to 400 guests

View of the Police Court, Justice and Police Museum

Police Court, Charge Room & Cells

Bring the venue’s past to life for your guests with a mock trial

Cocktail tables and lounge in the Summons Courtroom of the Justice & Police Museum

Summons Courtroom

The summons courtroom and covered sandstone verandah overlook Circular Quay

The Schoolroom, Rouse Hill House & Farm, June 2004

Talk of the town

Six generations of Rouse and Terry families occupied Rouse Hill House from its construction in the early 1800s until the late 1990s, when it opened as a museum