Plan your visit

Opening hours


Wednesday to Sunday


Shop open during museum hours or shop online today

Closed Good Friday and Christmas Day

Gardens and grounds open daily, 24 hours

Free entry

To manage capacity and safety within the museum, please pre-book tickets online before you visit.

Carpark upgrade: The Vaucluse House carpark is closed until mid-August for major upgrade works. On-street parking is available on Wentworth and Olola Avenues.

Eat & drink

Estate Vaucluse House

Wednesday to Sunday, 11am–4pm

Bookings essential. Please check the Estate Vaucluse House website for details and up-to-date opening hours.

Things to remember

  • All umbrellas and bags over handbag size must be cloaked.
  • Strollers are not allowed in the main house, but can be left at reception.
  • Professional camera equipment, including tripods, lighting etc, must be left at reception unless you have organised permission beforehand.
  • Hand sanitiser is available for the safety and wellbeing of our visitors, members, staff and volunteers.
  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Wear enclosed shoes if you’re keen on exploring the gardens and grounds to their full extent.
  • Bring a hat and sunscreen as it’s easy to spend many hours in the gardens – and bring a picnic to enjoy.
  • Members get more: access exclusive experiences and events, 20% off public programs plus 10% off at our shops and cafes. Learn more

Angled shot of The Mint verandah showing the Bullion Store-branded A-frame and window apron signage while customers sit at the tables.

Eat & drink

Our distinctive collection of outstanding properties offers the perfect combination of dining, ambience, culture and history

A family sitting in chairs on the verandah at Elizabeth Farm

Members get more

Membership unlocks the past, present and future at Museums of History NSW