Health On The Homefront Tour

After viewing the ''The Doctor Will See You Now” exhibition at the Saumarez Centre, join a tour of the White family house led by an expert guide who will bring to life the common issues of staying healthy, avoiding infectious diseases and how the White family contributed to the broader social structure of health care in the region.

Gain an insider’s view of the life of the White family by weaving together stories of each family members’ contributions to health care in the region and how many of these events shaped their lives. Find out about the establishment of the Armidale Hospital and its Infectious Diseases building, hear the stories of the families’ own health battles and their personal tragedies along with their contributions to the health of returned servicemen. This tour, led by experienced guides, will add a richness and understanding to what we know about life in rural Australia in the early 20th century that still resonates with our modern lives today.

 

Photos: Saumarez Homestead Collection

 

Tour details

Tour runs every second Sunday from 11am – 12pm from 20 November 2022 – 8 January 2023. Numbers are strictly limited.

Please note: We recommend visitors wear a face mask while on guided tours inside the house as we are not able to physically distance.

 

How to book your tickets

Tickets: Members free, adult $15, concession $10, family $35, children under five free.

Book via Eventbrite, where possible, to guarantee a spot.

 

Plan your Visit

Saumarez Homestead

Address:

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

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

Property Visit
National Trust members – free
Adults $10, Concession* $8, Family $25
Children under 5 years free

House Tour & Property Visit
National Trust members – free
Adults $15, Concession* $10, Family $35
Children under 5 years free

*Concessions: Seniors, Pensioners, Full Time Students and Children 5-15 Years

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