Curator-led Tour of Rose Seidler House & Julian Rose House

Enjoy a tour of Rose Seidler House with Museums of History NSW curator Michael Lech, plus a rare peek at the Julian Rose House with Brian Seidler AM.

The tour offers a unique opportunity for a limited number of visitors to gain rich cultural insights into two of the fine examples of mid-20th-century modern domestic architecture in Australia.

Tour times

  • 10am – 11.30am
  • 12pm – 1.30pm
  • 2pm – 3.30pm.

Rose Seidler House (1948-50) was architect Harry Seidler’s first commission after his arrival in Australia in 1948 and its design overturned almost every convention of suburban house design. The house was built for Harry’s parents, Max and Rose, and located at the centre of a large bushland block on the upper slopes of the Ku-ring-gai Valley. It was the first of three houses the architect designed for the site, which included Marcus Seidler House (1951-53; now called the Donna and Brian Seidler House) and Julian Rose House (1951, 1953-54). This form of communal housing was innovative for Sydney at the time and sought to reunite the Seidler family in Australia post World War II. It remains today as an authentic representation of Har

Event date

Event Details

71 Clissold Road, Wahroonga, New South Wales

10am - 11.30am
12pm - 1.30pm
2pm - 3.30pm

Entry fees:
Adults $ 50
Prebooking required