Opening Hours

Visitor Information

Group tours available by appointment, to enquire about group tours of 10 people or more, please email

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Important Update

From Thursday 1 June 2023, we wish to advise that any pre-purchased tickets to any National Trust property that were not redeemed during the Covid-19 lockdowns in 2020 and 2021 will expire for future use.
We encourage you to utilise any outstanding tickets by the end of May 2023. Please note that all tickets are only redeemable for the specific property entry or event originally purchased. No cash refunds are available.
Please contact our bookings team to arrange redemption of your tickets by phone 03 9656 9800 or via email 



Old Melbourne Gaol is open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am to 5pm.

During the Victorian school holidays, the gaol is open daily.

Night tours operate on select evenings from 8pm to 9pm.

For more information & tickets:

Como House guided tours operate on select Wednesdays & Fridays (1.30pm only), and Saturdays and Sundays (11am, 12.30pm and 2pm).

Purchase tickets for Como House guided tour.


Como Gardens

Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm, Sun 10am to 5pm.

Como Shop & Gallery

Wednesday to Sunday from 10am – 3.30pm. Open Mondays in school holidays, closed Tuesdays.

Como Bookshop

Wednesday to Sunday from 10am – 3pm. Open Mondays in school holidays, closed Tuesdays.


The Giant Miniature Art Exhibition

Friday 5 May to Sunday 23 July 2023

Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm, with last entry to the exhibition at 4pm.

The exhibition will be closed on Friday 12, Saturday 13 & Sunday 14 May due to a private event.

Find out more about The Giant Miniature Art Exhibition



Labassa is open every third Sunday from 10.30am to 4pm.

Please see upcoming Labassa open days and events here.

La Trobe’s Cottage has now closed for the season and will re-open in October.

Open October to April on Sundays from 1pm to 4pm (last guided tour 3.30pm).

Purchase tickets for La Trobe’s Cottage.

Please note: booked tours of Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage are available all year. Additional fees apply. Please email for the availability of these tours.


Polly Woodside Open first (Open Day) and third (Pirate Day) Sunday of the month.

Tours times: 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.30pm and 2.30pm. Please arrive a few minutes early if you would like to join a guided tour. Each tour is approximately 45 – 60 minutes.

Purchase tickets for Polly Woodside



Geelong & Bellarine Peninsula

Barwon Grange is open on Sunday from 1pm to 4pm. Purchase tickets upon arrival.

Winter hours: last Sunday of the month in June, July & August.

Mornington Peninsula

McCrae Homestead is open on Sundays from 11am to 4pm. Purchase tickets upon arrival.

Winter hours: closed July & August.

Yarra Glen


Dow’s Pharmacy is open Tuesdays from 11am to 2pm, Wednesdays 9am to 3pm & Saturdays 10am to 2pm.

Beginning from the 25 June, open on Sundays 11am – 2pm

Western Victoria

Port Fairy

Mills Cottage is open from 2pm to 4pm on the first and third Saturday of the month and every Saturday during school holidays.