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In that Rich Earth

Sydney, nsw

Embedded in the floor of the Hall of Service is a ring displaying 100 battlefields or sites of military significance. Join our senior historian to learn how this artwork was created and of the NSW service personnel who have fought, sweated and bled beyond our shores between 1863 and 2018.

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Vintage Village Tour

Smithfield, nsw

Join the Heritage Team on a guided tour of the Vintage Village at Fairfield City Museum & Gallery during the Australian Heritage Festival in 2024.

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Ventuno Historical Walking Tour & Lunch

, nsw

Discover the history of Sydney’s Walsh Bay as historian Max Burns-McRuvie from Journey Walks rewinds the clock to an earlier age, leading guests on a historical walking tour delving into local murders, mysteries and tales of ancient pubs, smugglers and street gangs

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The Cavalcade of Fashion Presents the Art of the Cut – 1930s Evening Gowns

Lindfield, nsw

Delight in the elegance of these original 1930s glamorous evening gowns and accessories.

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Peter Pan Silent Movie Classic with Live Music

Roseville, nsw

Peter Pan (1924) restored silent classic presented by Film Heritage Academy with live music (Graeme Costin).

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A guided walk in the beautiful and historic Bradfield Park North

Milsons Point, nsw

Bradfield Park North is a little gem. Join a guided walk in the park with our 3 local experts to discover the layers of history evidenced by the landscape, architecture and engineering features around us.

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Connections: The steel highways of the Hunter

Maitland, nsw

Explore the history of Maitland and the Hunter’s rail network through a display at Maitland City Library from April 6th – May 4th 2024.

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Laser cut printmaking: from the archives 16+yrs

Haymarket, nsw

Use images from the City of Sydney Archives to create a laser-cut printing plate and print your image on our printing press!

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Callan Park’s Veterans: A century of connections – outdoor exhibition

Rozelle, nsw

Outdoor walking exhibition at Callan Park and Broughton Hall highlighting the history of Repatriation care and veterans at Callan Park.

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Sound and noise in Darlinghurst

Haymarket, nsw

Come and immerse yourself in the soundscape of Darlinghurst in the 1920s and 30s with historians Paula Hamilton and Lisa Murray, as they evoke localised sounds and trace how modern living and technology triggered complaints and new definitions of noise.

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Yaralla Estate Open Day

Concord West, nsw

That Sydney has a rare intact example of a large Edwardian private residential estate surprises many. The Yaralla Estate was developed by the Walker family between 1848 and 1937 as a farm, pleasure garden, residence and one of Sydney’s premiere social destinations. You can see it on our Open Day.

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A living story you are a part of: The Sisters of Charity Heritage Centre

Potts Point, nsw

The Heritage Centre brings alive the spirit of the Sisters of Charity, its history and heritage. It is a creative and inclusive space comprising of a permanent and temporary exhibition, chapel and courtyard, and meeting room. We'd love to welcome you!

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Accessible Taree Heritage Trail

Taree, nsw

This guided, accessible heritage trail showcases historical tales surrounding Taree’s majestic Manning River. Stories include a Biripi dreamtime story, the search for a young boy's rescuer, the Manning River's only fatal shark attack and much more...

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Heritage Talks – Illawarra’s Early Maritime History & Berkeley/Unanderra’s Family History

Unanderra, nsw

Come and enjoy a very special afternoon listening to a descendent talk on their Family History (Gibson, Denniss, Hogg & Mulligan Families) from the Berkeley/Unanderra area and hearing about Illawarra's Early Maritime History.

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Heritage Discovery Walk – Cabra-Vale Tour

Cabramatta, nsw

Join us on a guided tour of Cabra-Vale (Cabramatta and Canley Vale) to uncover the fascinating history behind each of these suburbs. Discover parks, heritage sites and colourful Daoist temples along the way... A visit to Canley Vale is a timeless experience for first timers!

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Historic Nudjia House: Garden, Museum and House Tours

Unanderra, nsw

Enjoy a guided tour and a cup of tea at the rarely open historic Nudjia House, Garden and Museum located in Unanderra. Nudjia House provides connections with the 1817 first five land grants in the Illawarra. The Museum provides a connection with past owners and their stories.

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Shellharbour’s Past in Puzzles

, nsw

Challenge yourself and make connections by completing an online jigsaw puzzle, using images from Shellharbour City Museum's historic photo collection.

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The Fenwick Historical Walking Tour & Lunch

Balmain East, nsw

Discover the history of East Balmain as Sydney historian Max Burns-McRuvie from Journey Walks whisks you away to an earlier era, with stories of Balmains culture, mystery & colourful characters. You will meet at The Fenwick, be taken on a historical walking tour before returning for a 2 course lunch

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Free Wyong Town Centre Heritage Tours

Wyong, nsw

Heritage Month returns to Wyong for 2024! You’re invited to explore the rich history of Wyong town centre though an interactive Virtual Reality experience or an in-person walk conducted by Wyong Family History Group.

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Making Connections with our Past – Illawarra Stories from the Past with a few Shysters

Wollongong, nsw

Learn of Illawarra 's less well known stories: "Wollongong History & Fairy Meadow Memories", by U3A Member-Historian Stuart Traynor & " Illawarra's 1840's Bankruptices - Misfortune or Fraud" by Lorraine Neate, President Illawarra Historical Society. More tales following in succeeding weeks.

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The Parramatta River through time

Ryde, nsw

The Parramatta River has been an essential waterway for Australia’s indigenous population as well as for the early settlement of the colony. Over time settlement followed the river, spreading into surrounding districts in order to secure the best agricultural land and open up the area.

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