Liverpool Regional Museum

Preserving and promoting Liverpool's cultural heritage, history and stories.

Liverpool Regional Museum was opened on 3 June 1989 as part of Australia's Bicentennial celebrations.

The museum aims to present and collect items reflecting environmental, heritage and social themes within south-west Sydney. Whilst preserving and promoting Liverpool's cultural heritage, history and stories through collections, exhibitions and public programs.

Visitors can experience our permanent exhibition ‘RESONANCES: objects, lives and stories of Liverpool’ accompanied with a program of diverse changing exhibitions, including public programs that engage and inspire the community.

We are available to guide visitors through our exhibitions and assist with enquiries. Visitors can also research their family history from our resident Liverpool Genealogy Society.

To make a booking for your group or school email: liverpoolregionalmuseum@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

CURRENT EXHIBITION

ONE SMALL STEP

Satellite exhibition & events
Part of Giant Leap, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

An exploration of popular culture, in particular music and the global soundtrack that marked the first humans on the moon.

Come and watch the original NASA footage of the Apollo 11 Moon landing and listen to the music that marked the end of one era and the beginning of another. Learn about the role Australia played, through still and moving images, of the largest globalised television event of its time transmitted by the Parkes Radio Telescope New South Wales.

Sip space-coffee in a re-interpreted version of Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Hilton Space Lounge’ recreated from his iconic film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) while watching the archival footage.

ONE SMALL STEP
FREE EXHIBITION
22 JUNE – 7 SEPTEMBER 2019 Tues - Sat 10am - 4pm (exc. Public Holidays)
LIVERPOOL REGIONAL MUSEUM

Image credit: Austie Helm mustering sheep near the Parkes Radio Observatory, Parkes, NSW, circa 1968, Photographer David Moore; Source: CSIRO Archives

BEYOND THE TREE

LIVERPOOL GENEALOGY SOCIETY
30 YEARS RESEARCHING I 10 YEARS IN RESIDENCE

Presented in partnership with

LIVERPOOL REGIONAL MUSEUM
Preserving and promoting Liverpool’s cultural heritage, history and stories

Established in 1989 Liverpool Genealogy Society celebrates thirty years researching family history and marks a ten year residency within Liverpool Regional Museum’s Family History Centre. During three decades the society has become a leading genealogy membership and research service in South West Sydney open to the community. To celebrate thirty years and as part of National Family History Month in August 2019, Beyond the Tree presents family history through curated stories, artefacts and objects from their members’ collections – presented as an exhibition and a series of events. What can seem at first unrelated, opens conversations of common histories ‘beyond the tree’ and encourages visitors to research their own family history.

Part of National Family History Month 2019
BEYOND THE TREE
FREE EXHIBITION
6 JULY – 12 OCTOBER 2019 Tues - Sat 10am - 4pm (exc. Public Holidays)
LIVERPOOL REGIONAL MUSEUM

CALL OUT: We want your family photos! Add photographs of significant family moments to the exhibition. Click here for more information.

Image credit: Kathleen Margaret Ellen Cross & Barbara Bullivant, Sydney, July 1952. Kathleen Smith Collection

Cnr Congressional Drive and Hume Highway, Liverpool NSW, 2170

02 8711 7126

liverpoolregionalmuseum@liverpool.nsw.gov.au (General Enquiries, School and Group Visits)

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