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In addition to monthly open days and events, group tours of Labassa are available by prior appointment. Please call (03) 9656 9804 to book.

The Costume Collection at Labassa is also available to researchers and special interest groups by appointment only. To make an appointment please call 03 9656 9832 during business hours.

Click here to see some of our Historic Costume Collection

What We Offer

  • Children's activities
  • Guided tours
  • Education services
  • Filming/photography locations
  • Theatrical performances
Labassa's Story

Opulent mansion designed by JAB Koch. One of Australia's most significant nineteenth century mansions. Originally called Ontario; renamed Labassa in 1904 by new owner, JB Watson, after a Fijian village where he spent a holiday.

Do you have information about Labassa? Did you once live there? Learn about our Return to Labassa project & our search for more information about Labassa's recent past and past tenants.

Opening hours

Open on the third Sunday of each month from 10.30am to 4.30pm. Tours of the house at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. There is also an external tour at 1pm. Closed in December.


2 Manor Grove
Caulfield North 3161 VIC


03 9527 6295

Entry fees

NT members are free. House Tour. Adults: $15, Concession: $12, Children: $9, Family: $35 (2 adults + 2 children).