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The wonderful Johnston Collection

I visited The Johnston Collection last week, and as much as I have heard about this house I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jo_au_au
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Australia
Delightful and stunning

From start to finish I had the most wonderful experience with the Johnston Collection. You are... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
ChandraAltoff
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited The Johnston Collection last week, and as much as I have heard about this house I was very, very impressed. Currently showing the Home Collection with some wonderful and original installations, all inspired by the Johnston house. The guides were great; knowlegeable, informative,...More

Thank jo_au_au
Reviewed 9 August 2018

From start to finish I had the most wonderful experience with the Johnston Collection. You are collected at the hotel, and transported the short distance to the site, and given the hot cup of tea/coffee upon arrival and introduced to the hows and why's of...More

1  Thank ChandraAltoff
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We enjoyed an exploration of mr johnstone's east melbourne home featuring a personal collection of memorabilia, art work, craft, furniture and of course the house. It is a wonderful part of older melbourne to visit. Our host was delightful, knowledgeable and humerous. Anyone interested in...More

1  Thank MarkandAlla
Reviewed 29 June 2018

From the moment we arrived Wendy was welcoming and informed.....Louis the atmosphere is something special when you have that first “taste” of this amazing collection and are walked through with the added treasure of artists that continue to contribute in amazing ways......the detailed information and...More

Thank Russell A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The Johnson Collection is a wonderful experience. Themes are generated, such as Animals or Patterns of Collecting, and artists are asked to respond to works in the Fine Arts and Decorative museum collection by making their own works and arranging the museum rooms with their...More

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 24 May 2018

Our lovely American guide gave us a fascinating tour into the world of Mr. Johnston an Australian antiques dealer. Furniture & objets d art beautifully exhibited, our guide had a depth of knowledge, who knew how "Silhouettes" got their name, why the walls are painted...More

Thank cliffyyy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We took some friends from Sydney to see the Christmas "Feast" display. A beautiful welcome to the home and a small group personnel house tour to see unique Christmas embroidery and artisans skilled works. A very beautiful display and personal tour thoroughly enjoyed by all....More

Thank Malvic5
Reviewed 5 January 2018

The most wonderful collection of beautifully handcrafted goodies. The welcome coffee was delicious, the guides incredibly passionate and knowledgeable, the pickup at the Pullman very convenient. I can't wait to see what's next... A must visit.

2  Thank Bonnie R
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I enjoyed a visit some years ago to view the Christmas Collection. I also contributed a little plate of knitted mince tarts to an exhibition of hand - made pieces by various embroidery groups who were asked to create pieces for the Christmas Collection. These...More

Thank fishley2016
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

This year the annual Christmas display is called FEAST and what a visually feast it is. Exceptional this year, loved the kitchen display with the needlework vegetables and pretty blue and white paintings, the kitchen is always special. It is a lovely Christmas tradition to...More

Thank Annie W
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Greg M
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Response from Louis L | Property representative |
Hi The Johnston Collection is open weekdays with three guided tours each day - at 10am, 12 noon and 2pm. Please go to our webpage to make a booking directly or you can phone us 03 9416 2515 during office hours. All our... More
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