Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

Saumarez Farm Area 140509 007c (1)Years 7-10 HISTORY 

Students interpret and document the site using photographs and drawings, their own observations, maps, plans and primary sources.

Students investigate

  • HOW occupation has changed over time from pre-contact Aboriginal occupation to the present day.
  • HISTORICAL evidence contained in primary sources relating to the site.
  • HISTORICAL evidence contained in the archaeology and structures on the site.
  • LIVING and working conditions in rural NSW at the beginning of the 20th century.

Booking Information

Number of Students – 60 max
Duration – 2 hours, 3 hours or all day
Cost – $6 per student
Bookings – (02) 6772 3616

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Teacher's Resources

Resources for teachers planning an excursion to Saumarez Homestead.

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Address:

230 Saumarez Road
(Enter via Armidale Airport from the New England Highway)
Armidale 2350 NSW

Open:

This property is closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Closed:

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday, 10 April 2020

Phone:
(02) 6772 3616
Email:
saumarez@nationaltrust.com.au
Entry Fees:

House tour and grounds - Adult $15, Concession $10
Pre-booked tours & group house tours $10 per person
School groups $6 per student
Family house tours and grounds $35
Grounds only - Adults $8, Concession $6, Family $20
Family: 2 Adults and accompanied children (5-15 years)
Concessions: Seniors, Pensioners, Full Time Students and
Children 5-15 Years - Children Under 5 years free

National Trust members – free access to grounds.

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