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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
Today 10am to 4am
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
Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Deadly Run

Deadhouse: Tales of Sydney Morgue – The Deadly Run

Step inside the crypt of St James’ Church for this immersive true-crime experience inspired by Simmonds & Newcombe
Today 6.30pm to 9pm
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
Heritage Harbour Cruise

Heritage Harbour Cruise

Climb aboard the Harman for a unique 1 hour cruise on Sydney Harbour
Today 10.30am to 3pm
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
Today 10am to 5pm
Redcoats, Rascals & Thunderboxes - History of Sydney

Redcoats, Rascals & Thunderboxes - History of Sydney

You probably think you know the beginnings of Sydney and will challenge your knowledge, testing the beginnings of Sydney
Today 10am to 12pm
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
Sequinned steps LGBTIQ Sydney tour

Sequinned steps LGBTIQ Sydney tour

Sydney is home to the world famous Sydney Mardi Gras started in June 1978
Today 4pm to 6pm
Skirting Sydney - Sydney's Super Women

Skirting Sydney - Sydney's Super Women

Finally you get to discover the impact of Sydney's awesome women on a fun-filled 2 hour discovery tour
Today 10am to 11am
Slygrog, Saints & Smack - Sydney's seedy underbelly

Slygrog, Saints & Smack - Sydney's seedy underbelly

Unleash a side of Sydney that you never expected. Corruption, prostitution, drug deals and gambling dens
Today 6pm to 8pm
The Centenary Exhibition

The Centenary Exhibition

The evolution of Australian military service, focusing on the personal stories of NSW service.
Today 9am to 5pm
The Customs House Sydney

The Customs House Sydney

Historic photographs, artworks and moving footage illustrate the history and evolution of Sydney’s Customs House
Today 8am to 10.30pm
High Tea at Parliament House

High Tea at Parliament House

Family friendly high tea with seasonal produce served at Parliament
Tomorrow
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.
8 Oct 2022
Trams & Drams Sydney - Beer makes history better

Trams & Drams Sydney - Beer makes history better

Take a relaxing trip on Sydney's newest Light Rail Service, get a paddle of beer tasting without worrying about driving
8 Oct 2022
Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks and secrets food tour

Aussie Chinatown – stories, snacks and secrets food tour

Sample a range of regional Chinese snacks while hearing stories of Chinese-Australians and the secrets of Chinatown
9 Oct 2022
Walking in the Garden of the Righteous

Walking in the Garden of the Righteous

Join us for a remarkable talk focusing on interfaith connection and the power of shared humanity
9 Oct 2022
Historical sword fighting classes

Historical sword fighting classes

Learn real swordplay from the pages of history in a relaxed queer friendly environment
12 Oct 2022
Lessons from Republican Rome? | Professor Nathan Rosenstein

Lessons from Republican Rome? | Professor Nathan Rosenstein

Nathan Rosenstein | Controlling Political Competition: Lessons from Republican Rome? | Todd Memorial Lecture
12 Oct 2022
Discovering the Bible

Discovering the Bible

A forum to discuss and explore the meaning of faith and life through the bible
13 Oct 2022
Book launch of Wrappings by Vicki Viidikas

Book launch of Wrappings by Vicki Viidikas

New edition of the 1974 short fiction collection by Vicki Viidikas
16 Oct 2022
Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Holocaust

Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Holocaust

An online lecture with Dean J. Kotlowski for a seminar discussing Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Holocaust
19 Oct 2022
Pyrmont: Architectural time capsule walk

Pyrmont: Architectural time capsule walk

Discover the architecture of Pyrmont and learn about its' history in a 2-hour walk with a trained AAA volunteer guide
22 Oct 2022
Exhibition tour: Developing Sydney

Exhibition tour: Developing Sydney

S guided tour of the Developing Sydney exhibition with historian and curator Laila Ellmoos
25 Oct 2022
Sydney Open talk: A Gallant Flyer

Sydney Open talk: A Gallant Flyer

Discover the story of a young man from Sydney who earned one of the rarest decorations to the RAAF.
6 Nov 2022
Ultimo - Architecture as Art Walk

Ultimo - Architecture as Art Walk

Discover and learn about Ultimo's colourful history and architecture starting at the award-winning Powerhouse Museum
3 Dec 2022