Visit Elizabeth Farm
By public transport
We are located about 23km west of the Sydney CBD.
Take the Western line to Harris Park station, which is a 15-minute walk to Elizabeth Farm. Or you can take the Carlingford line to Rosehill station, which is an 8-minute walk to Elizabeth Farm. Walking from Parramatta station takes about 25 minutes.
The Veolia bus 909 leaves regularly from Parramatta train station for Bankstown, travelling via Elizabeth Farm. Get off on the corner of Alice and Alfred streets and we are only about 100 metres from there.
From Circular Quay, take the Parramatta River ferry, travelling to Parramatta Wharf. From there it’s a 20-minute walk to Elizabeth Farm.
For up-to-date timetables or to find the quickest public transport routes visit the Transport Infoline or call 131500.
From the city, take Victoria Road or the M4 to Hassell Street via James Ruse Drive. Then turn left into Alfred Street and left again into Alice Street; Elizabeth Farm is on the left.
There is free on-street parking on Alice Street (see parking signs for times). Bus parking is available near the main entrance on Alice Street. There are now two designated accessible parking spaces near Elizabeth Farm on Alice Street; visitors are also welcome to use the bus parking area to drop-off and pick-up visitors for easy access.
The terrain in and around Parramatta is reasonably flat, which makes it perfect for cyclists of all ages and abilities. Elizabeth Farm is included as a stop on the Parramatta Heritage ride and is a short cycle from Parramatta train station. Download the Parramatta Valley Cycleway map.
House and gardens
Open Wednesday to Sunday
Open daily during NSW school holidays
Closed Good Friday, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Open Saturday and Sunday, 10am–4pm
(last service at 3:30pm)
Adult | $12
Concession | $8
Family | $30
Members | Free of charge
Children under 5 years | Free of charge
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Tours & Groups
Tours at Elizabeth Farm are fun, optional and free. Tours depart from the tearoom. From Wednesday to Friday, tours run at 11am and 2pm. On weekends, our general tours are at 11am, 12pm, 1pm, 2pm with a Highlights Tour at 3pm. Tours take 45 minutes to 1 hour. Self-guided iPad tours are also available.
Groups of 15 or more wanting a guided tour during opening hours need to book. Group tours can also be arranged for other days (Mondays to Fridays) - you will need to book 10 working days in advance. For information, prices and bookings call +61 2 8239 2211.
Elizabeth Farm runs education programs for primary and secondary students. Find out more about Education programs at Elizabeth Farm.
Vacation care group bookings
Sydney Living Museums offers tailored vacation care programs at a number of our properties, including Elizabeth Farm. Find out more about what’s available for vacation care groups at Elizabeth Farm.
Elizabeth Farm house is a one-storey building but there are some single steps and uneven surfaces. There is wheelchair access to all areas except the kitchen and cellar. There is a drop-off point in the bus parking area for visitors with limited mobility.
We are always happy to try and accommodate individual visitors with specific needs into our regular guided tours, but we are best able to do that if you call ahead to let us know about any particular requirements you have. For groups with specific needs, we can develop customised tours to support those needs. Please call ahead to arrange on +61 2 9635 9488.
Food & Drink
Situated in the grounds of historic Elizabeth Farm, the Elizabeth Farm Tearoom offers coffee, cakes, devonshire teas, sandwiches and light lunches. Gluten free options available.
Saturday and Sunday, 10am–4pm
(last service 3.30pm)
Open daily from 3 to 28 January 2018, 10am–4pm
(last service at 3:30pm)
With its wide sandstone verandahs, historic interiors and glorious 1830s garden, Elizabeth Farm is packed with character to provide the perfect setting for weddings, parties and special events for 20–100 people.
Bookings & enquiries
Contact the Venues Team today.
Children & families
Both inside and out, there are plenty of things for kids to do. Inside you can go everywhere and explore the house as if it were your own. Outside, there are colonial games such as quoits, hoop and stick, cup and ball, knuckles and croquet. There’s even some chores you can do! Smell the herbs in the kitchen garden and explore the garden paths.
During the school holidays, we offer a range of holiday programs and tours.
We have baby change facilities available.
Things to remember
Elizabeth Farm is a barrier-free museum. There are no locked doors or fragile pieces of furniture, so you can wander freely through the house as if it were your own.
You may like to wear enclosed shoes as the sandstone pavers around the house are very uneven. Some rooms may be dimly lit depending on the weather and time of year.