Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

We have paused our School Programs at Saumarez Homestead until further notice. We’re making minor adjustments and improvements, and will be able to share our passion for Australia’s unique heritage with students again soon.

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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Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale


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

(02) 6772 3616
Entry Fees:

Grounds only - Adults $8, Concession* $6, Family $20
Children Under 5 years free
*Concessions: Seniors, Pensioners, Full Time Students and Children 5-15 Years
National Trust members – free access to grounds.

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