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Called in and was met by 2 men who had great knowledge about everything in Eskbank House. The place had been restored and we were speaking to one of the men who had done a lot of the restoration...well done.
Lovely pottery and courtyard gallery....More
Beautiful house and outbuildings. Original building dates from 1842. Strong associations with the Lithgow iron industry. Much is owed to Eric Bracey who had the forsight to preserve a slice of Australian history in 1948.
One of Lithgow's little gems Eskbank House first part built in 1842 and added to in 1866 / 1887 to what you see today. Would have been an expensive and grand home in its hay days rescued in 1948 by Eric Bracey who spent almost...More
This place is full of history and charm. My favourite was the blacksmith corner outside with all the carriages.
Lots of photo ops and handling of historic objects. You can organise a tour or just wander at your own leisure.
Nice place to stop for...More
The entry price is way too high for what there is to see...really only a couple of rooms (those available were interesting). We're not sure who is running this attraction, but it needs more attention (or a much lower price).
The exterior grounds are okay...best...More
We found Esbank House and Museum really interesting. We enjoyed seeing the original furniture of that era set up in the rooms, including wallpaper / flooring etc. A loving restoration for the Town. Our 10 & 12 year old had fun in the buildings with...More
A little piece of 1960s interpretation of our colonial past. Built in simple Georgian style using local sandstone it has a typical large surrounding porch under a corrugated iron roof. Established as a house museum in the 60s it is a dated but fascinating interpretation...More
This is not a large place, but we spent about an hour here, learning about the original owners and gaining an insight into local history. Sadly none of the contents of the house are original, but efforts have been made to give a good representation...More