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Vaucluse House is one of Sydney’s few 19th-century mansions still surrounded by its original gardens and wooded grounds. A visit to Vaucluse House makes for a perfect outing, be it strolling or picnicking in the grounds (accessible free of charge...more
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We enjoyed Vaucluse House so much we went back twice. The guided tour is very interesting, our Guides Indigo and John did an exceptional job. Allow time to just sit in the garden and enjoy the atmosphere. I highly recommend a visit to Vaucluse House
A truly remarkable experience. We spent 2 hours at the house and thanks to our museum volunteer Mr Ron, we really learnt so much about the place and we were transported back in time. This museum is a must see in Sydney.
Our guide conducted an excellent tour, extremely informative and interesting background for the Wentworths, an important family in the history of Sydney. Apparently there are tours for children available which include feeding the onsite animals.
My cousin Valmae and I drove back to our Eastern Suburbs haunts, and finally reached our destination favorite, Vaucluse House. Now one of Sydney's Living Museums,the House was bought by William Charles Wentworth in 1827 and lovingly developed into a fine estate, with beautiful gardens...More
This is a lovely spot to visit. Beautiful tea-rooms surrounded by lush gardens and only a short walk from the main house and stables.
You have to try the rosella jam on scones! It is to die for and they won't sell their jars.
What a fabulous house museum this is!! We have been to many (dragging the children along) but this one was exceptional. The many areas of the house still intact, illustrating life as it was in Colonial times for a wealthy and influential family. Our minds...More
Congratulations to Sydney Museums for the excellent museography and displays in this magnificent house. The garden is also splendid. Together with Elizabeth Bay house, Susanna’s Place and Rose Seidler house they offer a great overview of art and architecture in Sydney.
Vaucluse House is part of Sydney's Living Museums and has limited opening times, Wednesday to Sunday, 10-00am to 4-00pm. Today only 9 hectares of the original 208 hectares survives. This was for a the home of the Wentworth family who very influential in Sydney's early...More