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More Than Just a Museum

Port Macquarie, nsw

More Than Just a Museum is a part of the SHINE Festival that is being held on the MId North Coast.

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Leadlights in the Twilight

Haberfield, nsw
View the fascinating designs and patterns of the leadlight windows in homes of the Federation suburb of Haberfield, on a guided walk along several streets after dark.
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Margaret Catchpole: The Truth behind the Legend

Windsor, nsw

To commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the death of the fascinating Margaret Catchpole, we invite you to retrace her steps in the Hawkesbury and get to know her from her surroundings. Discover the truth behind the legend of 'Australia's First Heroine' who arrived in NSW in 1801 as a convict.

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Our Research Room Revealed – Connecting People, Places and the Past

Penrith, nsw
The Library's newly refurbished Research Room will be revealed with additional opening hours between 29 April and 5 May. During the week there will be talks, workshops and additional opening hours to consult with professional staff and volunteers on local and family history
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The History of Liverpool in 60 Objects Exhibition Launch

Liverpool, nsw
The City of Liverpool & District Historical Society would like to invite you to the opening of our exhibition ‘The History of Liverpool in 60 Objects’, celebrating the 60th birthday of our society.
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Pubs Tales

Chatswood, nsw
The Willoughby area has a rich history, with stories of community heroes and entertainment wonders. Join local historian Don Swonnell at three local heritage pubs to hear these stories all whilst tasting a selection of their finest ales.
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Female Factory Focus

Parramatta, nsw

PARRAMATTA FEMALE FACTORY v AUSTRALIA'S OTHER FEMALE FACTORIES.

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Macquarie Lighthouse tour

Vaucluse, nsw
Explore the site of Australia's first and longest operating navigational light. Climb up the 100 winding steps, see the light that has been guiding ships in to the harbour for 200 years. Learn about the history of this remarkable place and see magnificent harbour and city views from the top.
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North Fort tour

Manly, nsw
Follow Australia's Memorial Walk & the former gun emplacement then visit underground WWII tunnels at North Fort. Hear how North Fort contributed to the Defence of Sydney and see where the soldiers worked below ground. Enjoy magnificent views of the harbour.
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Headland Park Tunnels & Gunners Tour

Mosman, nsw
Visit two sets of fortifications dating back to the 1870’s, one of which is completely underground. Hear about the role this commanding harbour location has played in Sydney's defence over many years and the lives of the soldiers based here.
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Parramatta North Heritage Festival

North Parramatta, nsw

This family day is a great opportunity to discover the formerly hidden site. Parramatta North is an amazing precinct that weaves together the stories of Aboriginal Australia, colonial heritage, institutionalisation and our culturally diverse communities.

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Lane Cove’s History in a Street Name: Connecting People, Places and the Past

Lane Cove, nsw
The history of Lane Cove is reflected in the names of its streets. They commemorate our pioneers, environment and significant local events. Lane Cove Library Local Studies staff will discuss the characters and significant events that have shaped the local’s sense of place.
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The Convict Stain: Convict Records for Family History

Lane Cove, nsw
Between 1787 and 1841 approximately 160,000 men and women were sent to Australia as convicts. Lane Cove Local Studies staff, will assist genealogists locate resources to trace their convict ancestors from the trial to their pardon or certificate of freedom.
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Beginner Family History Workshop

Mona Vale, nsw
Beginner Family History Workshop
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Strickland House Open Day

Vaucluse, nsw

You're invited to join us in this rare opportunity to see inside Strickland House. Step back in time as you walk up the lush lawn of this 19th-century heritage treasure which boasts one of the best harbour views anywhere in Sydney.

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Visit Commencement of Great North Road

Five Dock, nsw
Sydney was isolated from Newcastle and the Hunter valley to the north till 1836 when a convict built trail was completed linking the two cities. We visit the start of this road at Drummoyne and examine where it headed north across the Parramatta River.
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Randwick Military Hospital Heritage Tour

Randwick, nsw
This history and heritage tour starts at the High Street entrance of Prince of Wales Hospital and examines the history of the Children's Asylum, the Military Hospital and Prince of Wales Hospital of today. Surrounded by a mix of heritage-listed and modern buildings it is still A Place of Caring.
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Convict Precinct Tours

Mosman, nsw

Discover Cockatoo Island's UNESCO World Heritage listed Convict Precinct with our brand-new, 45-minute tour of the upper plateau.

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War Memorial Hospital History Tour

Waverley, nsw
The War Memorial Hospital History Tour is the story of Ebenezer Vickery and his Family during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and the gifting of the family home, Edina, to the Methodist Church for hospital purposes in 1919. The story continues with the development of the hospital.
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Discovering Our Doctors – The Path to the Forbes Medical Centre

Forbes, nsw
Discovering Our Doctors will conclude in 2019 with the unveiling of the final interpretive panels in this series started in 2013. Join us at Forbes Town Hall for an evening of stories and memories as we celebrate our past medical practitioners.
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Forbes Heritage Awards Night

Forbes, nsw
Join us at the Platypus Gallery for presentation of the Forbes Medal, recognising an extraordinary contribution to Forbes' heritage. Enjoy the 2019 Forbes Heritage Art Competition and the announcement of the newly created Forbes Heritage Young Artist Scholarship.
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