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
Bookings – (02) 6772 3616

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Plan your visit

Life in the Country – Saumarez Homestead, Armidale

Address:

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

Open:

Sunday: Gardens 10am – 4pm
House access is by guided tour only at 10:30 am

Booking enquiries welcome for venue hire and group visits outside of opening hours.

Closed:

Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Anzac Day

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

Garden visit:
National Trust members – FREE
Adult - $12
Concession* - $10
Family - $34
Child (under 5 years) – FREE

House tour and garden visit (booking recommended):
National Trust members – FREE
Adult - $15
Concession* - $12
Family - $42
Child (under 5 years) – FREE
*Concession applies for full-time students, seniors, pensioners and children aged 5-15 years.

How to book your tickets
Tickets can be purchased at the door or booked in advance to guarantee your spot. Booking fees apply.
Book a ticket to Saumarez Homestead: House tour & garden visit.
Book a ticket to Saumarez Homestead: Garden visit only.
Terms and conditions of entry apply.
For group visits to Saumarez Homestead: Group visits.

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