Experiment Farm Cottage: Sunday Tea at the Cottage

Experiment Farm Cottage is one of the first colonial homesteads in the region and is sited on the colony’s first land grant, to James Ruse.

Enjoy afternoon delicacies on the verandah of Surgeon John Harris’s property.

You can also walk around the grounds, recreated In 2001 by the National Trust to represent, as far as possible, the gardens and vistas of an earlier century.

Cost includes guided tour of Experiment Farm Cottage and interpretive display :
$35 per person
$30 per person (afternoon tea only)
Tours of the property at 2 pm
Afternoon Tea 2:30 pm

Bookings are essential – Group bookings available.

To book or for enquiries please contact Old Government House on 02 9635 8149 or at info@friendsofogh.com.


9 Ruse Street
Harris Park 2150 NSW


Open: Wed - Sun 10.30am – 3.30pm
Last tour 3:00pm
Mon and Tues – available for Group bookings only


Mondays, Tuesdays
17 - 26 December inclusive, New Year's Eve, New Years Day
Easter Long Weekend
Anzac Day 25 April

(02) 9635 5655
Entry Fees:

National Trust Members FREE
Adult - $10
Family - $25
Concession/child - $15
Child under 5 years - FREE

COMBINED TICKETS - Entry to Experiment Farm Cottage AND Old Government House
(valid for one month)
Adult - $21
Family - $51
Concession/child - $15

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