Rich media

Elizabeth Farm house - front verandah and carriageway

'A most excellent brick house' Elizabeth Farm

Curator Dr Scott Hill explores some of the enduring mysteries buried in the architecture of Australia’s oldest surviving homestead

3D scanning the archaeological dog skeleton

A key component of Museum of Sydney’s interpretation is the archaeological remains of First Government House

3D model of a metal object

3d object: Jaws harp

Analysing the artefact: this object is dated to the 1800s when convicts were at the Hyde Park Barracks

3d model of a block of terrace houses

3d object: Susannah Place

Take a closer look at this 3D scan of Susannah Place, as shown in our Virtual Excursion ‘Solve It Using Sources’

3D model of a bone object

3d object: Toys in the past

Let your Stage 1 students explore this 3D mystery object to find out more about games played by children and adults in the past

3d model showing back view of a terrace house

3d objects analysis activities

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

A rum deal

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

Image of a 3D scan of a dark brown leather shoe on a dark background

Dodgy, dangerous, disturbing

3D models: a fascinating exploration of some seemingly innocent objects modified for nefarious purposes from the Justice & Police Museum collection

Sandstone headstone lying horizontal against dark background

Historic houses in 3D

A project to capture 3D scans of MHNSW properties will greatly assist conservation work and create exciting new interpretation opportunities far into the future