What was it like to be a child convict?

Come find out during the school holidays. Discover Elizabeth Hayward's story, as the youngest female convict to join the colony of Sydney. Hear about the work that was done daily and see some of the artefacts used. Discover the life of Gadigal people and the contact with the first European settlers.

DATE: See below for event times

Explore the daily life of Elizabeth, as she completes her chores establishing a kitchen garden for the family she was assigned to.

Children will have a short tour through the museum, exploring some of the artefacts followed by a story in the Attic. Children will then get to do a treasure hunt activity and on completion, plant a seed of their own to take home.

Suitable for 5-12 years
All children must be accompanied by an adult.

20 per session - Register at Museum reception.

Free (or a gold coin donation)

Dates: (no weekends)
9th - 13th January 2023
16th - 20th January 2023

2 Sessions per day:

Session 1: 11:00am - 11:45am
Session 2: 12:15pm - 1:00pm

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