Days Out: Trips & Tours

Elizabeth Bay House
Ex Colonial Secretary Alexander Macleays house with an interesting past. Continuous video runs throughout the day portraying the history of the family and house. Waterside property in Elizabeth Bay.
Museum of Sydney
Modern museum designed by one of Sydney’s best-known architects, Richard Johnson of Denton Corker Marshall.
Elizabeth Farm
Australias oldest surviving homestead where visitors can tour the house and garden and learn about the wool trade. Tea room on site. 70 Alice Street, Rosehill, NSW 2142.
Hyde Park Barracks Museum
Designed by convict architect Francis Greenway, this prison was built in 1819 to house men and boys. It later also held female inmates, then became a government administration building. Queens Square, Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW 2000.
Government House
Working state house open to the public. Check for closures before visiting.
The Justice & Police Museum
Historic police and court building housing a collection of criminal weapons and mug shot gallery. The museum examines the social history of law, policing and crime in New South Wales.