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Elizabeth Bay House

Seven Onslow Avenue | Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
+61 2 9356 3022
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Beautifully presented and lots of history

My family and I visited Elizabeth Bay House and found a real treat - the architecture was really... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2017
melissasB3230ZJ
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Canberra
History on Sydney’s doorstep

Well maintained, easy access by public transport, the interesting guided tour is highly... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2017
FridayOnMyMindSydney
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Sydney, Australia
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Seven Onslow Avenue | Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed April 12, 2017

My family and I visited Elizabeth Bay House and found a real treat - the architecture was really beautiful and furnishings from the era gave a good sense of living in the 1800s. The staff were very helpful providing lots of information that complimented the...More

1  Thank melissasB3230ZJ
Reviewed April 2, 2017

Well maintained, easy access by public transport, the interesting guided tour is highly recommended. Combine with a visit to Kings Cross market or before a show at Hayes Theater.

2  Thank FridayOnMyMindSydney
Reviewed March 27, 2017

Why are these wonderful houses only open at weekends. Rubbiish if your a visitor how can you add more details when this house is only open at weekend .wake Aus.

1  Thank 43ken
Reviewed March 19, 2017

This is worth visiting if you have a Sydney Museum pass. There is an 18 minutes orientation film which actually tells you all about the house. We did find the house very hot as the windows were not open.

2  Thank Christine T
Reviewed February 6, 2017

I arrived in Sydney on a Sunday, and this was the first place I visited. Well worth it! If you are interested in architecture and history, this is a wonderful museum to visit.

2  Thank JBoice
Reviewed January 11, 2017

Elizabeth Bay House is an easily accessible property from Sydney CBD - by foot (20-30 minutes), train (Kings Cross station 10-15 minute walk) or bus (311 drops 5 mins away). Care - only open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Built between 1835-1839, it is a great...More

3  Thank Emanpee
Reviewed January 3, 2017

Elizabeth House is a beautifully restored historical home that once belonged to Alexander Macleay and a 10 minute walk from Kings Cross station, through some lovely leafy streets. It was once surrounded by acres of land but due to growing debts of the owner, the...More

2  Thank MissNinja
Reviewed December 8, 2016

A trip back in time to visit this beautiful home. Such an interesting history lesson with amazing views of beautiful Elizabeth Bay.

2  Thank 654maureen
Reviewed October 22, 2016

This is a fine old house of colonial times. Built by Alexander McLeod it is a site to behold with it's sweeping staircase to the domed ceiling. When you walk through the door you walk back in time. The tables are set ready for dinner....More

Thank cakawilson7
Reviewed October 4, 2016

This is a grand old house commanding fine views over Elizabeth Bay, Sydney, and surprisingly quiet even at weekends. Pride of place goes to a stunning elliptical staircase which takes the visitor up to the first floor rooms, as sympathetically restored and appointed as those...More

Thank whingypom
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Tahlee02
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Probably in the road outside plenty of room when we were there in February though it was midweek.
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Thisura W
August 2, 2016|
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Response from TrueBrit_10 | Reviewed this property |
Quite a choice Government House is very accessible in The Botanic Gardens but take ID to be allowed in and it is free. Vaucluse House is very interesting as is Elizabeth House though the latter is rather tired as the... More
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