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

Night tours operate on select evenings.

For more information & tickets:

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.

Gardens are open daily, 10am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Garden tours operate on select dates, view the tour schedule.

Mansion tours operate regularly throughout the day (subject to guide availability) with the last tour at 2pm. Ask for tour times at the gate.

For more information, visit

Closed on Good Friday and Christmas Day.

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.

Closed on Public Holidays

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

Please see upcoming Labassa open days and events here.

La Trobe’s Cottage is open October to April on Sundays from 1pm to 4pm (last guided tour 3.30pm).

Purchase tickets for La Trobe’s Cottage.

Booked tours of Government House and La Trobe’s Cottage are available all year. Additional fees apply.

La Trobe’s Cottage is closed on Christmas Eve/Day and on the Grand Prix Weekend. Additionally, the property closes on days of extreme heat. You will be able to use your tickets on another day, or request a refund.

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.

Closed on Easter Day.

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.


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.

Closed during July and August.