Matching wool colours using a late 19th-century pattern and unfinished Berlin wool work sample from the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection

A stitch in time

Tatting, knotting, knitting, pin-tucking, crocheting, pinking, stitching, stuffing, embroidering … needles fly at Elizabeth Bay House

A large group photo showing the volunteer team gathered at The Mint for their annual Volunteers’ Morning Tea.
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National Volunteer Week 2023

This National Volunteer Week we extend an enormous, heartfelt thank you to our exceptional team of volunteers

SLM Volunteers' Morning Tea 2022


Volunteers provide invaluable support to Museums of History NSW across a range of roles

Sydney Open 6/11/2022. Picture James Horan for Sydney Living Museums
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Volunteer at Sydney Open 2023

Applications are now open to volunteer at Australia’s premier open building event

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Volunteers document Liverpool State Hospital records

It's National Volunteer Week and we're highlighting the important work our volunteers do in helping to make the Collection more accessible. Our Collections Volunteers have successfully listed over 57,000 patient admission cards from Liverpool Hospital covering 1884 to 1959