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Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden

351 Moama Street, Hay, New South Wales 2711, Australia
+61269931727
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Hay
Type: Museums
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Melbourne
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Historically important home, of significant and climate-adapted architecture. Worth seeing. That being said, after a few rooms the significance waned and I was happy to move on after an hour or so. Just an empty house and a few things to read, so don't take the kids they'll be whinging in no time. Friendly guide on hand if one wanted... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Liked... Clean, quiet, friendly, Helpful Staff, great place to stop off on the way across the plains Against...Nothing

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Bendigo, Australia
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Beautiful old home, we can learn a lot today from this about building houses. Rose garden was nice even thou roses were not out, lots of bird life.staff very friendly/helpful.

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Dubbo, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Today was our 2nd visit to Bishops Lodge. We passed through Hay several months ago, and saw it then, and came back to Hay for 2 days this time, as there is much to see and do, while still being able to soak up the relaxed rural ambience... Todays visit to Bishops Lodge was so interesting, and only $5.00 admission.... More

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Mollymook, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

All good. Very interesting. Amazing history. Great staff. Immaculate grounds. Interesting history. Well maintained

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

This was well worth a visit. The building and the video about the architecture is very interesting. We loved the rose garden and surrounds. Should be supported and maintained.

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Green Point, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We visited Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden in February. We were welcomed into the home by a staff member and we paid a small fee of five dollars entry. A brief history is of the property was given and then we were invited to watch a short film which was quite informative. Then we were free to... More

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

When in Hay there may not be much to see but this historic bishops house is worth a visit. What a shame more funding isn't provided to put this in top condition. If it was in the UK it would be a real tourist site. Very interesting.

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Kerry A, BLMC at Bishop's Lodge Historic House and Heritage Rose Garden, responded to this review

Very pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit. With all small towns, finding funds can be a challange. Our Committee of Volunteers are dedicated to ensuring the future of Bishop's Lodge is a bright one! More

wollongon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

It is a tranquil oasis. Not opened Sundays but afternoon tea is served Monday to Saturday. A must for rose lovers. There is a small gift shop. Entry is $Aus5.00 and well worth the small fee. Bishop's Lodge is situated east of the round-about into Hay on the corner of Roset Street and the Sturt Highway, if travelling on to... More

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Lorn, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2012

Homestead and grounds were great. A shame it wasn't furnished, but it is maintained entirely by volunteers and only costs $5 to enter.

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