Remembers those childhood dreams about being locked in a museum or a massive shopping centre overnight, left to roam free? Well, children, dreams do come true – but this time the entire city of Sydney is your stomping ground!
Government House, Sydney.
Sydney Open returns for its twenty-first year on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 November, seeing over 60 of our fair city’s most beautiful, inspiring, historic and architecturally interesting spaces and building unlock their doors to the general public. From spots of historic significance to award-winning new buildings that capture the city’s modern landscape and cultural style, the event aims to highlight amazing architecture and how it influences Sydney’s design. Showcasing the elusive Government House, Australian Museum and of course The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre (located in the centre of Sydney Harbour YHA); this event is guaranteed to delight Sydneysiders and Sydney lovers alike, serving up the goods to (of course) pimp your Insta feed.
Australian Museum, Sydney.
The Sydney Open weekend is carried out over two distinct days – Saturday 3 November is the more in-depth day of curated ‘Focus Tours’, whereas, Sunday 4 November is the ‘Sydney Open Pass’ Program allowing you to create your own tailored adventure amongst the selection of properties available.
The Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre, Sydney
Word on the street is, the hottest spot on the hit-list is the award-winning, historic Big Dig Archaeology Education Centre. Sought after for school excursions and day trips, 74,000 students have taken part in the archaeological program since it’s opening in 2010. Conveniently, located in the centre of Sydney Harbour YHA, why not secure a booking over the weekend and beat the ques to this hot spot?!
From hand-painted ceiling masterpieces to laneways glittered with dust motes and coffee aromas – you’ll fall even deeper in love with this city. We’ll see you there.
Come and explore the unexplored! Buy your Sydney Open tickets HERE.
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