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Catalina

Catalina

The Catalina flying boat Frigate Bird II will be presented in a new exhibition that tells its story
Today 10pm to 5pm
Reverberations: A Future for Memory

Reverberations: A Future for Memory

An immersive new exhibition of how people of the future will experience Holocaust survivor memory
Today 10am to 4pm
Dancing in Fetters

Dancing in Fetters

A free exhibition that explores the importance of music and dance in early convict life.
Today 10am to 5pm
Free walking tour: Sydney and The Rocks

Free walking tour: Sydney and The Rocks

Discover Sydney's history, secrets and art hiding in plain sight
Today 10.30am to 1pm
Remembering Australia’s War in Vietnam, 1962–72

Remembering Australia’s War in Vietnam, 1962–72

Discover the lived experiences of veterans of Australia's war in Vietnam through the stories of four Australians
Today 9am to 5pm
Sydney Jewish Museum high-tech Holocaust Survivor Exhibition

Sydney Jewish Museum high-tech Holocaust Survivor Exhibition

Reverberations: A Future for Memory, explores how future generations will engage with the memory of Holocaust survivors
Today 10am to 4pm
Sydney sightseeing bus tour

Sydney sightseeing bus tour

3-hour sightseeing guided bus tour
Today 10am to 1.30pm
The Centenary Exhibition

The Centenary Exhibition

The evolution of Australian military service, focusing on the personal stories of NSW service.
Today 9am to 5pm
Understanding Climate Change Forum

Understanding Climate Change Forum

Understanding Climate Change, a free event hosted by Wesley School for Seniors.
Today 11am to 12pm
Daily Service of Remembrance

Daily Service of Remembrance

At 11am each day, the Anzac Memorial pauses for a Service of Remembrance.
Today 11am to 11.05am
Hyde Park Barracks: Chinese language (Mandarin) tours

Hyde Park Barracks: Chinese language (Mandarin) tours

Discover the stories of the Hyde Park Barracks through a self-guided Mandarin-language tour
Tomorrow
Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

A forum to discuss and explore the meaning of faith and life through the bible
Tomorrow
Hyde Park Barracks experience

Hyde Park Barracks experience

More than 200 years old, the Hyde Park Barracks provides an extraordinary new way to experience history
Tomorrow
Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Chinatown – Street food & stories guided food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and stories of Chinatown
10 Feb 2023
Razorhurst True Crime Tour

Razorhurst True Crime Tour

Sydney 1929: Tilly Devine & Kate Leigh rule the underworld. Razor Gang Wars erupt. Blood flows. Walk their territory.
11 Feb 2023
Opera Queens

Opera Queens

An operatic concert inspired by fabled and legendary Queens presented by The Opera and Song Collective
12 Feb 2023
Liberate!

Liberate!

Fabulously fierce LGBTIQA+ Sydney
17 Feb 2023
Language & Culture Networking

Language & Culture Networking

Want to practice a language, make new friends and explore more? Join our networking event!
22 Feb 2023
Pride Amplified: The Pride History of Paddington

Pride Amplified: The Pride History of Paddington

Join Vice President of Pride History Group Scott McKinnon to learn about the significant Pride History of Paddington.
22 Feb 2023
Symbols of Australia: Richard White

Symbols of Australia: Richard White

A survey of Australia’s national symbols, from the formal to the popular, and how they have been changing in the 21st century
22 Feb 2023
Pride tour

Pride tour

An exclusive tour of the Sydney Jewish Museum about human rights and the Jewish-LGBTQIA+ story
23 Feb 2023
Expert Talk with Professor Carole Fink

Expert Talk with Professor Carole Fink

Join us online for this expert talk, exploring Jewish Odessa’s significant past, as well as its role in the present
1 Mar 2023
History After Hours Pride Tour

History After Hours Pride Tour

An exclusive History After Hours event at the Sydney Jewish Museum during Sydney World Pride.
2 Mar 2023
Rainbow History Class: Live Show at Sydney WorldPride

Rainbow History Class: Live Show at Sydney WorldPride

It’s time to brush up on the LGBTQIA+ history not taught in school with Tik Tok sensation Rainbow History Class
2 Mar 2023
Laser cut printmaking from the archives

Laser cut printmaking from the archives

Create your own laser cut print from images in the City Archive in this 3-hour interactive workshop
8 Mar 2023
The Legacy of Holocaust Letters

The Legacy of Holocaust Letters

A reading of a selection of poignant letters from the Sydney Jewish Museum’s collection, written during the Holocaust.
19 Mar 2023
Exploring the Coal Loader

Exploring the Coal Loader

Join an expert guided tour of the Coal Loader Centre for Sustainability on the sparkling Waverton waterfront
23 Mar 2023
Lindesay After Dark

Lindesay After Dark

Uncover the stories of the past at a special after dark tour of this stunning Georgian property
19 Apr 2023
Indigneous Veterans Commemoration Service

Indigneous Veterans Commemoration Service

Annual Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Servicemen and Servicewomen Commemoration Service
26 May 2023
Victory in the Pacific Day Commemoration

Victory in the Pacific Day Commemoration

Anniversary of the cessation of hostilities in the Second World War
15 Aug 2023
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Commemoration

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Commemoration

Commemoration service held in recognition of those who served in the Vietnam War
18 Aug 2023