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Elizabeth Farm

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70 Alice St | Rose Hill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2142, Australia
+61 2 9635 9488
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Great little tour

For such a compact site our tour guide Jo did a great presentation, bringing alive some of the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Vincent I
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Part of a Great Precinct

Elizabeth Farm not only has the building and gardens it also has a visitors center. It is on the... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
Loi J
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70 Alice St | Rose Hill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2142, Australia
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

For such a compact site our tour guide Jo did a great presentation, bringing alive some of the people and events relating to the Mcarthurs. Definitely try to join a guided tour if you visit (otherwise you could potentially walk through the place in 5...More

Thank Vincent I
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Elizabeth Farm not only has the building and gardens it also has a visitors center. It is on the Harris Park Heritage Walk trail with many other interesting buildings in the area. Wonderful to have so much history well preserved in the area.

Thank Loi J
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Part of the attraction for visiting this place near Parramatta was the enjoyment of the journey from central Sydney - out by train, back by ferry. And for around $10 each on our Opal cards. An easy 10-15 minute walk there and back from the...More

Thank Mike A
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful old homestead dating back to the late 1700's restored to its former glory overlooking the Parramatta River. Highly recommend

Thank ezyaction
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Phoned just after 3 on Saturday afternoon and asked can you do afternoon tea...sure can do....arrived 10 minutes later to the most welcoming afternoon tea that you could find...what wonderful service and what delightful staff....absolutely made our day....thank you again for the beautiful tea, scones...More

1  Thank 77jmac
Reviewed 31 March 2017

If you have any interest of early Australian history or you want to know about life in the early days of the colony then Elizabeth Farm gives you some understanding of the early free settlers. The home of John MacArthur certainly needs visiting. The guides...More

1  Thank Brookyswanhill
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Beautiful historic homestead, great place to spend a couple of hours, guided tours available, our tour guide a lady named Gay was very friendly and knowledgeable, open 10am, but closed Monday & Tuesday, nice little coffee shop, best to go early on a weekday, great...More

1  Thank Rick E
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I visited with my Sydney Living Museums pass, which is excellent value and complements the other museums perfectly. Visiting each of the museums kept me pleasantly occupied for over a week. Elizabeth Farm is a historical homestead in Rose Hill (Parramatta) built by John Macarthur...More

2  Thank MissNinja
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Elizabeth Farm is managed by Sydney Living Museums which encourages children to immerse themselves in the experience of this historic homestead. It is not only beautiful but has a wonderful sense of history and my kids particularly loved being able to try on hats, scrub...More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The people were fantastic. Since I was the only one there when I arrived they were able to get me a guide despite it not being the scheduled guided tour time. The house has been set out simply so you can see how each of...More

Thank kfcrawt
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Sam H
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This was in answer to a review which asserted that the visitor experience offered at Elizabeth Farm is devoid of Indigenous interpretation, which it most certainly is not.
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