Visit Elizabeth Farm

Getting here

Address

70 Alice Street, Rosehill, NSW 2142

Phone

House

+61 2 9635 9488

Tearoom

+61 2 9635 9488

By public transport

We are located about 23km west of the Sydney CBD.

Train

Take the Western line to Harris Park station, which is a 15-minute walk to Elizabeth Farm. Walking from Parramatta station takes about 25 minutes. Please note that Rosehill Station, which is an 8-minute walk from Elizabeth Farm, will close permanently on Sunday 5th January 2020.

Bus

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.

Ferry

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.

By road

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.

Parking

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.

Cycling

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.

Hours & admission

Next open Wednesday 2 December

Hours

House and gardens

Open Wednesday to Saturday
10am–4pm
Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Tearoom

Elizabeth Farm Tearoom is temporarily closed in line with the decisions made by the NSW Government to help minimise the spread of COVID-19. 

Admission

Adult  | $15 
Concession  | $12 
Family*  | $38 
Members  | Free of charge
Children under 5 years  | Free of charge

*2 adults & 2 children or 1 adult & 3 children

Pre-book your tickets:

To manage capacity within the house museum, visitors are encouraged to pre-purchase tickets online before their visit.

Please read our important COVID-19 conditions of entry before booking your tickets.

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Accessibility

Mobility

Elizabeth Farm house is a one-storey building but there are some single steps and uneven surfaces. There is access for people with wheelchairs 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, but we are best able to do that if you call ahead to let us know about any particular requirements you have. Please call ahead to find out more on +61 2 9635 9488.

Food & drink

Situated in the grounds of historic Elizabeth Farm, the Elizabeth Farm Tearoom offers devonshire teas, sandwiches, tea and coffee. Gluten free options available.

Elizabeth Farm Tearoom is temporarily closed in line with the decisions made by the NSW Government to help minimise the spread of COVID-19.

Breakfast setting (detail). Photo © Paolo Busato for Sydney Living Museums

Venue hire

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 & inquiries

Elizabeth Farm is open for hire in line with NSW Government COVID-19 requirements. For venue hire inquiries, please contact the Venues Team at: venues@slm.com.au

Elizabeth Farm. Photo © James Horan for Sydney Living Museums

Other information

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 some chores you can do! Smell the herbs in the kitchen garden and explore the garden paths.

We have baby change facilities available.

Things to remember

Due to current public health guidelines, we ask visitors not to touch objects or sit on the furniture.

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.

Customer Service Charter

Sydney Living Museums cares for 12 of the most important historic houses and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW. Our vision is to create a living future for the past. Our mission is to cherish, protect and share our places and stories.

Please read our Customer Service Charter to learn more about our commitment to providing you with the best possible experience when you visit one of our museums and historic houses.

Photo © Haley Richardson & Stuart Miller for Sydney Living Museums