Mulberry Hill

Home of Sir Daryl (artist) & Lady Joan (author) Lindsay

Designed by Harold Desbrowe Annear, this magnificent American Colonial style-home was built in 1926 as an extension to a pre-existing 1880s weatherboard cottage.

Sir Daryl Lindsay was Director of the National Gallery of Victoria from 1941 to 1956, and was knighted in 1957 for his services to Australian Art. A member of the famous Lindsay family of artists, he was an accomplished painter and print maker. He also assisted in founding the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) in 1956 and was its first president.

His wife, Lady Joan Lindsay was an artist and writer, best known for her novel, Picnic at Hanging Rock. Her autobiographical novel Time without Clocks is about the Lindsay’s life together at Mulberry Hill and includes commentary about the arts and social history of the time.

The house and its contents, a collection of Australian art, Georgian furniture and glassware and Staffordshire ceramics, was bequeathed to the National Trust by Sir Daryl and Lady Joan Lindsay.

The Spencer Leason Reserve, located on the property is open daily.

 

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT MULBERRY HILL WILL BE UNDER SEASONAL CLOSURE FROM JULY TO AUGUST.

 

Mulberry Hill - Planning your visit

Address:

385 Golf Links Road
Langwarrin South 3911 VIC

Open:

Sunday self-guided tours from 11am to 4pm (last admission to house is 3:30pm). Closed July to August. Spencer Leason Park is open daily. Group tours available by appointment, please call (03) 9656 9889.

Phone:
Call Bookings Office on 03 9656 9889 Mon-Fri
Email:
mulberryhill@nattrust.com.au
Entry Fees:

National Trust members: Free,
Adults: $10,
Concession/Senior: $7,
Child: $4.
Family: $26.

What we offer:

Wedding and Function Inquiries at Mulberry Hill

For weddings and function inquiries, please contact Jo Beshara, Functions and Events Business Development Manager.

Email –  functions@nattrust.com.au or phone 9656 9815.

 

More information can also be found in the following brochures:

Download The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Wedding Brochure.

Download The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Functions and Venue Hire Brochure.

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