Visit Rose Seidler House

Getting here

Address

71 Clissold Road, Wahroonga, NSW 2076

Phone

+61 2 9989 8020

By public transport

We are located about 25km north of the Sydney CBD.

Train and bus

The closest train stations are Turramurra and Wahroonga (North Shore line), both about 3.5km from Rose Seidler House. From either station, the walk to the house takes about 40 minutes.

From Turramurra station, the 575 bus will take you to Cherrywood Avenue, and from there it’s a 3-minute walk to Rose Seidler House.

Please note that local buses do not run at night and alternative transport should be arranged for evening events. 

For up-to-date timetables or to find the quickest public transport routes visit the Transport Infoline or call 131500

By road

Parking

Parking onsite is available for cars and minibuses. Buses can park on Clissold Road. Visitors with low mobility can be dropped-off at the front of the house, but note that the house is not wheelchair accessible.

Cycling

We don’t have secure parking for bikes at Rose Seidler House.

Hours & admission

Rose Seidler House will be closed for maintenance until further notice.

Please note: Rose Seidler House will be closed from Monday 26 April 2021 for some critical maintenance. We are hoping to open again in late August, but please check here closer to the time for updated advice.

Admission

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

*1 adult & 2 children, 1 adult & 3 children, 2 adults & 1 child, 2 adults & 2 children

Please note: we only support cashless payment options and strongly recommend prebooking your tickets online.

On arrival you will be asked to check in using the Service NSW COVID Safe QR code. If you do not have the Service NSW app, you can download it for free below, to save time when you arrive. For customers without a smart phone we will record your details on another device.

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Tours & groups

Self-guided tours

We encourage visitors to explore the house on their own, with our friendly guides on hand to provide information or help if needed.


 

Accessibility

Mobility

The house is not accessible by wheelchair and while people with limited mobility can access the site, there is a set of stairs (about 15) that leads to the main floor of the house. There is no opportunity to sit down within the house as much of the furniture is original and fragile. The grounds and carpark are quite rough terrain.

Hearing and vision

The introductory video and large-print and braille versions of floor plans are currently unavailable.

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 on +61 2 9989 8020.

Venue hire

If you’re looking for a statement setting for your next outdoor event for up to 200 people or an authentic location for a filming or photography project, Rose Seidler House with its outstanding modernist architecture and beautiful grounds could be just the venue you’ve been looking for.

Bookings & enquiries

Contact the Venues Team today.

Photo © Sydney Living Museums

Other information

Children & families

Explore the house and its garden to discover what made this the most talked about house in Sydney but please be aware that this is a fragile house where we ask visitors not to touch the furniture and objects. Find out more about things to do at Rose Seidler House.

Things to remember

Due to current NSW public health guidelines, rooms have limited capacity under the two square metre rule.

The house and furniture are fragile, so we ask visitors not to touch objects or sit on the furniture.

The grounds and carpark are rough and rocky so please wear appropriate shoes, but note that you will be asked to take off your shoes before entering the house. Wear warm socks in winter!

All bags and bulky coats must be left at the entrance to the house.

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