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Rouse Hill House & Farm

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Fun day

Really enjoyed our visit such a great little place in Rouse Hill. Staff were helpful from the... read more

Reviewed 26 July 2018
Reap9196
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Sydney, Australia
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Visited as part of Naidoc celebrations

The Sydney Living Museum has control of this wonderful old historic homestead and farm. As part of... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Tony W
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Sydney
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Filled with an assortment of belongings and treasures, this house and farm chronicles the changing fortunes of six generations of the one family. You can only visit the house and farm in a guided tour. Our tours last for about 45-minutes and run at...more
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356 Annangrove Rd, Rouse Hill, The Hills Shire, New South Wales 2155, Australia
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+61 2 9627 6777
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Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit such a great little place in Rouse Hill. Staff were helpful from the beginning to end. Definitely recommend for a day out

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

The Sydney Living Museum has control of this wonderful old historic homestead and farm. As part of Naidoc week they have a celebration on the property. This combines a visit to the homestead with a number of activities from the local indigenous peoples. A great...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Build by Town planner Rouse, gifted by Governor Macquarie after Rouse Stayed loyal to Bligh ( I believe). Descendants of the family still live locally. Has the famous R brand as mentioned in The Man From Snowy River. The property has the oldest European style...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We love history, go on many historical visits in Australia, Europe and elsewhere. We looked forward to this visit and were impressed by the school house tour. It was "living history". But the house and farm tour were altogether disappointing that the guide sadly offered...More

2  Thank largogoldoni
Reviewed 26 December 2017

We recently had family over from the UK, having lived in Rouse Hill for the past 8 years we had never visited the site. What an experience, amazing how the property has been kept as to when the last family member past. Our guide Marnie...More

Thank Tish T
Reviewed 8 December 2017

A grand old estate so different to the thriving town that has grown up nearby. So much history as it was and fascinating to see the differences in housing to the nearby town centre.

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Was in big group of 40 on tour. Could easily have spent all day here. Very interesting tour could have been in much more detail,but shows a wealthy early farm and how it operated. Unfortunately we didn't get in the house, maybe next time...

1  Thank GregMM
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We visited on a Sunday, when nothing special or school holiday activities were happening. This means that you get a standard experience which was very good. We were part of a guided tour, which was good and very informative. The house and farm is kept...More

Thank familyoffiveonhols
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Another fantastic heritage experience from the folks that bring you Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm and Vaucluse House, among others. The Farm animal tour was pretty simple, as the cows are currently not able to be visited, but a great guide for the children and...More

2  Thank bartyjy
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I’d would have bragged about once been a local until I couldn’t find it. The address - 356 Annangrove Road - is actually off Windsor Road heading towards Windsor from Castle Hill and not on the Annangrove Road coming off Kenthurst Road. The other thing...More

1  Thank 91theresen
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