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Address: Corner of Williams Road and Lechlade Avenue | South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria 3141, Australia
Phone Number: 61 3 9827 2500
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Melbourne City Tour: Lifestyle of Melbourne's Rich and Famous

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Stepping back into history and a game of crocquet

It was great to step back in history at Como house and enjoy the open day for National Trust on May 21st. It was lovely that we went on a sunny day so my eight year old could run... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 8, 2016
Peoniesandtulips
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Ballarat, Australia
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Ballarat, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

It was great to step back in history at Como house and enjoy the open day for National Trust on May 21st. It was lovely that we went on a sunny day so my eight year old could run in the gardens, play crocquet with other children, and look at the old house and one chook. I hadn't been here... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the hour long tour with our guide David. Beautiful house. Lots of rooms to see. An enjoyable activity for a Winters day. Just make sure you rug up.

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Thank Robyn S
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 460 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

This is an old big house .Nothing special. Not a tourist attraction. The house shows how the rich lived those days .You can give it a miss.

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 342 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

When the truly rich built houses to match their wealth, they built mansions like Como. Como has a view over the river flats to the Yarra River. The rich lived grandly. The notion that the young women should do housework was abhorrent. Today Como is a favourite place for weddings. Every girl should be a princess for a day. Visitors... More 

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Mount Tamborine, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I had visited this grand mansion as a child and I believe it was being cared for by the National Trust at the time (back in the 60's). The home and the garden were in a beautiful condition back then. Sadly, this doesn't seem the case today and it is such a shame to see the demise of this once... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

See how the rich lived in the early days of colonisation. Big lovely garden freely open to anyone and a very busy little café which looks great for breakfast/lunch. We did the house tour for a very modest fee and had a really informative guided tour which lasted for about 90minutes. It's surprisingly quite a large house. Amazing history of... More 

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Lee on the Solent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

We went in the week so only had access to the gardens which were very nice but not as big as we'd imagined. It's free to go in to the gardens and we spent some time just sitting with our books enjoying the sunshine so it was worth the tram ride from the centre of Melbourne. It's not far from... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Really disappointed, drove for over an hour to visit this property as it was recommended to us, had a confirmed booking with the ticket confirmation by email. Arrived at the property met by a very pleasant young lady who told us there was no guide available and the booking should never have been accepted. sorry, we are closed (in the... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

Como was the residence of an aristocratic Melbourne family from the Gold Rush, through two World Wars. It is on the Yarra River in South Yarra, always a tony address This is indeed how the other half lived. Como is open for inspection every day for a modest fee. For the girl who wants a fairytale wedding, she can start... More 

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Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

How frustrating to see a stately home only from the outside. Not worth going unless you have access to the house. Very, very disappointed.

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