Fascinating history, colonial homesteads, London’s Royal Mint, lush gardens, quaint shops, cops and criminals. Just a few of the things you’ll see when you visit the Sydney Living Museums, a collection of 12 diverse museums, historic houses, and gardens. In central Sydney, visit the World Heritage-listed Hyde Park Barracks Museum (pictured above); study the history of New South Wales house and garden design and interior furnishing at the Caroline Simpson Library and Research Collection; explore interactive exhibits at the Museum of Sydney; learn about early crime and punishment at the Justice and Police Museum; discover Sydney’s working-class heritage at the Susannah Place Museum; and check out Sydney’s oldest public building at the Mint. In Sydney’s suburbs explore the historic homes of: Elizabeth Bay House, Rose Seidler House, and Vaucluse House. Venturing outside of the city, there’s the well-preserved country residences of: Rouse Hill House and Farm, Elizabeth Farm, and Meroogal. A Sydney Museums Pass gets you entry into all these interesting sites. Experience the past with the Sydney Living Museums!