Opening Hours

Conditions of Entry

The safety of our visitors and staff remains our top priority. We have put measures in place to protect the health and wellbeing of everybody and conditions of entry will apply to all visitors and staff. Please review our updated Conditions of Entry for more information.



Old Melbourne Gaol: Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am – 5pm (plus Tuesday 28 December).

The Cluedo Experience: Open Wednesday to Sunday 10am to 5pm

Night tours: Select evenings from 8.30pm.

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Como Gardens: Open Mon to Sat 9am – 5pm, Sun 10am – 5pm

Como Shop: Open Wednesday to Sunday from 10am – 3.30pm


Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder

Open daily from 10am to 4pm (last entry at 3pm)

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The Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder exhibition & shop will be closed on Wednesday 26 January.


Labassa: Open every third Sunday from 10am to 4pm.


Upcoming Open Day

Labassa: Through the Eye of a Lens

Sunday 16 January 2022

10am – 4.30pm (last entry at 3.30pm)

Explore Labassa’s grand architecture and decorative features that have inspired generations of amateur and professional photographers

Labassa’s grand architecture and exquisite decorative features have drawn generations of amateur and professional photographers. See this extraordinary mansion through the eye of the lens with a presentation of works by some of Labassa’s most significant photographers. Bring your own camera and take a guided photographic tour to get that ‘wow’ shot. Join the hunt for Labassa’s quirky ‘critters’ and capture them on camera.


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

We are also open Wednesday 26 January.

Government House: From 7 February, tours will take place on the first Monday of the month from 11am to 12pm.

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


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Waller House: Closed until further notice

Group tours available by appointment, email

Geelong & Bellarine Peninsula

Barwon Grange: Open Sundays from 1pm to 4pm.


Portarlington Mill: Closed until further notice

Mornington Peninsula

McCrae Homestead: Open Sundays, 11am- 4pm, last entry is at 3.30pm

Yarra Glen


Lake View HouseOpen on Saturdays, 11am to 2pm.

Western Victoria

Port Fairy

Mills CottageClosed until further notice.