Tours generally last for 30 to 60 minutes and can be tailored to fit your itinerary. If you have limited time, a 15-minute introductory talk is an ideal way of providing your group with an understanding of the site and its history before they explore at their own pace.
Note that all our tours are in English. Printed guides are available at most museums in eight other languages: Chinese, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Spanish
Group rates include a choice of tour options and some properties have a short introductory video to enrich your experience. Rates will vary according to the options you select.
Introductory talks – 15 minutes
A 15-minute introductory talk is an ideal way of providing your group with an understanding of the site and its history before they explore at their own pace.
General highlight tours – 30 to 60 minutes
Explore the stories of our diverse museums with tours which can be tailored to fit itinerary requirements.
Special interest tours
Whether you are interested in gardening, interior design, architecture, history or the decorative arts, we can arrange a particular focus for your tour. Tours can also be adapted for visitors with special needs.
Guest speakers panel
Our popular guest speakers panel can provide an entertaining introduction to our 12 museums. One of our experienced volunteer speakers will come to your venue free of charge and provide a personal insight into the diverse range of museums you can visit. For bookings call +61 2 8239 2288.
Gain a greater appreciation of Elizabeth Bay House, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill House & Farm and Vaucluse House, with our themed tours.
Themed tours are available from Monday to Thursday.
Vacation care groups
We offer tailored vacation care programs at a number of our properties – the Museum of Sydney, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Elizabeth Farm, Rouse Hill House & Farm and Vaucluse House. View our latest vacation care programs.
- All operators are required to pre-book their tours a minimum of 10 days in advance. There is no need to book in advance for a general visit.
- All properties are closed Good Friday and Christmas Day.