Home Hill

1916 family home and gardens of an Australian Prime Minster

Home Hill was the family home of Australian Prime Minister Joseph Lyons, his wife Dame Enid Lyons – the first woman elected to Australia’s federal parliament – and their 12 children. Built for the family in 1916, the elegant homestead remains largely as it was when Dame Enid last lived there in 1981, complete with her original furnishings and memorabilia.

Dame Enid’s style is evident throughout the house, filled with a rich collection of mementoes, and beautiful garden.

Gain an unexpected insight into the the political and personal lives of two people who dedicated their lives to public service and their family, with one of our regular guided tours. Or hire the venue with a group and enjoy afternoon tea amongst the history of this fascinating property.

Home Hill is situated only 5 minutes’ drive from either the centre of Devonport or the Spirit of Tasmania dock and is available for hire for private events and weddings.

School tours are also offered (see links below).

Open for guided tours Wednesday and Thursday at 10am, 11am, 1pm and 2pm and Saturday at 12.30pm and 2pm. Bookings preferred. 

Terms and Conditions of Entry

When visiting a National Trust Tasmania property, from 15 December 2021, please read and follow the Terms & Conditions of Entry.

The major points being:

  • Be fully vaccinated
  • Have proof of your COVID 19 vaccination
  • Wear a face mask indoors
  • Practice social distancing
  • Use safe hygiene practices
  • Don’t visit if you are feeling unwell
  • Prebook your visit wherever possible

We thank you for helping to keep properties open and the community safe.

Plan your Visit

Home Hill


77 Middle Rd
Devonport 7310 TAS


Wednesday 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm,
Thursday 10am, 11am, 1pm & 2pm,
Saturday 12.30pm & 2pm.
Bookings preferred (see link below). 


Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day & Good Friday.
Closed July & August.

(03) 6424 8055
Entry Fees:

Adult $15 | Concession $12 I Child aged 7-16 yrs $5 | National Trust Members & children 6 yrs and under FREE

What we offer:

" A beautiful story wonderfully presented."

One of many 5 star TripAdvisor reviews

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Tours & Experiences

Explore the house and gardens with an informative guided tour.

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School Tours

This guided tour helps students learn about changes in family life, politics and world events and the roles that Joseph and Enid played in them.

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Private Functions

Home Hill is also available for a variety of private and corporate events.
From tailored tours to group afternoon teas, our dedicated team will ensure that everything is thought of.
Enquiries to: home.hill@nationaltrusttas.org.au


Home Hill is available for elegant and memorable weddings.
"As a wedding Celebrant I highly recommend Home Hill for your wedding ceremony. There are many different locations you can choose to set up in its beautifully set out and well kept gardens.."
Enquiries to: home.hill@nationaltrusttas.org.au

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