Vaucluse House, Sydney

#12 of 51 in Historic Sites in Sydney
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Go to the time of lawn parties at the 19th-century estate of Vaucluse House. Explore the Gothic-style house that is now a museum with period furniture. Photography fans will be delighted with the 9 hectares (27 acres) of natural bush and landscaped gardens. You can visit the stables, the carriage drives, and the gardens surrounding the mansion. Add Vaucluse House to your Sydney travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Sydney trip itinerary tool.
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  • We had the high tea, which consisted of about 16 savoury and sweet treats and a huge scone each with cream and strawberry jam. The smooked salmon blini was great, as was the passionfruit macaroon...  more »
  • We came here during Sydney Festival to see a show and looked around the stunning gardens. You have to pay to see the house itself but the garden is free to walk around and have a picnic. The stables.....  more »
  • My favourite living museum in Australia. Had a great lunch in the tea rooms and our tour guide was lovely. Been here many times and will come back again. Fascinating back story and amazing house. Thanks for the great day.
  • A hidden place surrounded by water and gardens. A great place to learn a bit more history. However, we were a bit disappointed at the tea house - service wasn't good, meals were slow. But high tea at other tables looked good and were served very quick. We should have ordered high tea instead of meals.

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