Take a family tour of Elizabeth Farm to unlock the stories of this historic farmstead. Go back in time to work as a convict servant for the Macarthurs or do the washing just as they did in the 1800s. Afterwards explore the house and abundant garden at your own leisure.
Daily in the school holidays 10am, 12pm, 2pm House and garden tour for all ages 11am, 1pm, 3pm Children’s Servant’s Life Tour
Get out on the farm and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells these holidays. Visit the chooks, ‘Pudding’ the cow and our newborn calves, sheep, and ‘Spirit’ and ‘Larry’ the horses and explore the stables in this rouse-about tour especially for children and families. Plus it’s great fun ringing the bell to start the 19th-century schoolhouse tour!
Daily in the school holidays
10am, 1pm Rouse Hill House tour for all ages 11am Family farmyard tour 12pm, 2pm Children’s Ring the bell! schoolhouse tour
Take a family tour of Elizabeth Bay House to discover the secret histories and interesting factoids of the Macleay family, who lived in this gorgeous house over a century ago. Or discover what was once one of the world’s largest collections of beautiful butterflies, magical moths and interesting insects.
When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays during the school holidays (excluding Christmas Day) 10am, 12pm, 2pm Children’s Science and Specimens Tour 11am, 1pm, 3pm The Macleay Family Tour
See Meroogal through the amazing artworks in the Meroogal Women's Art Prize 2016 during a family-friendly tour. Then gets hands-on and try out some 19th-century 3D and sound technology; pump water from the well; and play outside games.
Thursday to Saturday in the school holidays 10am, 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm Meroogal Women’s Art Prize Family Tour
Meet our goats and chooks, then find out how food was made, stored, served and eaten in the past in a Farmyard to Table children’s tour. Or take a family tour of the grand house and get to know the interesting lives of the Wentworths, who used to live here many, many years ago. Peek into all of the rooms, see inside the kitchen, go down into the cellar and explore the tasty kitchen garden – yum!
Daily in the school holidays (excluding Christmas Day)
10am, 12pm, 2pm: Children’s Farmyard to Table Tour 11am, 1pm, 3pm: The Wentworth Family Tour
Go back to the fifties and imagine what it would be like to live in Rose Seidler House – the most talked-about house in Sydney. Join a family-focused tour of the house to learn what all the fuss was about. Afterwards, kids are invited to use the free drawing materials to create a modernist-inspired artwork to take home.
Sundays in the school holidays (excluding Christmas Day)