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Elizabeth Farm

#144 of 480 things to do in Sydney Features Animals
70 Alice St | Rose Hill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2142, Australia
+61 2 9635 9488
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Thank you for a wonderful afternoontea

Phoned just after 3 on Saturday afternoon and asked can you do afternoon tea...sure can... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2017
Sydney, Australia
A Must See

If you have any interest of early Australian history or you want to know about life in the early... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2017
Swan Hill, Australia
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70 Alice St | Rose Hill, Parramatta, Sydney, New South Wales 2142, Australia
+61 2 9635 9488
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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

1  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 6 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
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We go there regularly because we live close. I think the council could do more to preserve the area around the site. Ultimately it is a beautiful site and they have great scones and coffee

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 6 October 2016

This was a great look into the history of Aussie pioneers. It was surprising to find it slap bang in the middle of a residential area. The gardens were lovely and the café good with great service. On the downside there were places the public...More

Thank Lennongirl57
Reviewed 3 October 2016

arrived late in afternoon. had delicious sandwiches and the best scones I've ever eaten. a quick look around. it was really good to be allowed thru the rooms sto look closely at the furniture etc. some places rope off the rooms and you can only...More

1  Thank clearskye
Reviewed 24 August 2016

In Rose Hill - and to my surprise - no dedicated parking. I took my grandsons in the June holidays and while the six year old was disappointed that there were no animals on the 'farm', the guide more than made up for this with...More

1  Thank Therese N
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Sam H
24 September 2016|
Response from Sam H |
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.