217-219 Cotham Road, Kew, VIC 3101
T +61 3 9817 2300
Getting There
Lyon Housemuseum
217-219 Cotham Road
Kew, VIC 3101
T +61 3 9817 2300

The Housemuseum Galleries at 217 Cotham Road are open to the public Wednesday to Sunday each week 12pm - 4pm (closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Public Holidays).

The original Housemuseum at 219 Cotham Road is open for pre-booked public tours on designated days each year. Check available tour dates and make a booking here.


Directions from Melbourne:

From city, travel east along Victoria Parade for approximately 2.5 kms and turn left into Hoddle Street.

Travel north along Hoddle Street approximately 1.0 km to Johnston Street. Make U-turn to turn right into Johnston Street.

Continue for approximately 3.4 kms (Johnston Street changes name to Studley Park Road) to Kew junction.

At Kew Junction turn into Cotham Road and continue approximately 2.0 kms to the Lyon Housemuseum.

Please note that there is no carparking for visitors on the property. Street parking is available nearby subject to local parkings bylaws and clearway restrictions.

As the Lyon Housemuseum is located in a residential area visitors are asked to respect the privacy of surrounding properties.

Visitors are specifically requested not to park in Florence Avenue.


The Lyon Housemuseum is located at Stop 39 on Tram Route 109.

Take Tram 109 from the Collins Street in central city (or from Port Melbourne) in an easterly direction (direction ‘Box Hill’) to Stop 39 (Florence Avenue).

The trip takes approximately 40 minutes from the city, or 50-60 minutes in peak traffic times.