Are you a Phryne Fisher fanatic, looking for an inside and behind the scenes look at the new exhibition?

About the exhibition:

Miss Fisher returns to Rippon Lea Estate. Phryne returns with a brand new exhibition filled with glamour, romance and adventure.  Experience large scale installations recreating Miss Fisher’s world, complete with an interactive mystery experience, all the while enjoying the feature film costumes designed by Margot Wilson, props and more from Miss Fisher’s first cinematic release, Miss Fisher and The Crypt of Tears.

Help us engage visitors in the adventure with Phryne Fisher and unravel a decade-old mystery concerning priceless emeralds, ancient curses and the truth behind the disappearance of a forgotten tribe.

Volunteers are vital for ensuring visitors have the best possible immersive experience being transported back to where it all began with a retrospective of the Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries as well as costumes from Ms Fisher’s Modern Murder Mysteries and Miss S.


What’s involved in volunteering

  • Exhibition guiding; welcoming, assisting and supervising visitors
  • Interactive experience: assisting visitors in solving the ‘Reverse the Curse’ mystery inside the mansion
  • Storytellers; answer questions and sharing behind the scenes insights into the making of the exhibition
  • Guides will be placed throughout the historic mansion, with the opportunity to exchange places with other guides during the day. In this way, guides will also be able to enjoy the exhibition and spend time with different members of their team.


Located at Rippon Lea Estate on Hotham Rd, Elsternwick, the exhibition is open daily commencing on the 20th of March until 19th July 2020, volunteer shifts run from 9.30am to 4.30 pm.

This opportunity is suited to individuals, groups and corporates.

For more information about the exhibition visit


Sound like you?

To volunteer with us we ask you to submit an online expression of interest to As part of the application process, we will ask you to agree to register as a National Trust Volunteer.

Thank you for considering helping the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). The National Trust is built on the power of the community. Volunteering will be subject to a satisfactory Police Records check and/or Working with Children check.

We promote diversity and practice equity. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are encouraged to apply.

Download your Volunteer Enquiry Form Here


Miss Fisher and the Crypt of Tears is an Every Cloud Productions feature for Roadshow Films, Australia, with principal production investment from Screen Australia, in association with all3media international, Film Victoria, Fulcrum Media Finance and Film Finances Australasia. In cinemas 27 February 2020.

Please note – This exhibition is presented inside Rippon Lea mansion. During this time the internal furniture and fixtures may have been removed, adjusted or replaced to accommodate the exhibition pieces. Regular tours of the mansion won’t be offered during the exhibition period and will only re-commence after all original furniture and fixtures have been re-installed and once the exhibition has ended.