217-219 Cotham Road, Kew, VIC 3101
T +61 3 9817 2300
Tour The Original Housemuseum
Tour The Original Housemuseum

The original Housemuseum is open for pre-booked guided tours on designated days each year. Please see below for available dates and times for 2024.

Each visiting session lasts one and a quarter hours and is limited to 30 people.

Bookings are also available for private groups and school groups of Year 9 to 12 students up to 30 people (minimum 20 people).

Cost of visit including guided tour of the Housemuseum and entry to the current exhibition at the adjacent Galleries is $40.00 per person or $25.00 per school student (Years 9 to 12) who are visiting as part of school group.

Please email or call us on +61 3 9817 2300 if you require futher details about making a booking.

Price for guided tour of Housesmuseum and entry to current exhibition in Galleries
July 2024
  • Thursday 04
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Sunday 14
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 18
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Sunday 28
    10:30am 11:45am
August 2024
  • Thursday 01
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Sunday 11
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 15
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Sunday 25
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 29
    10:30am 11:45am
October 2024
  • Thursday 24
    10:30am 11:45am
November 2024
  • Sunday 03
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 07
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Sunday 17
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 21
    10:30am 11:45am
December 2024
  • Sunday 01
    10:30am 11:45am

  • Thursday 05
    10:30am 11:45am
Please Note
  • The Housemuseum is located in a residential area - please respect the surrounding neighbourhood
  • To minimise impacts on surrounding residential properties guests are asked not to park in Florence Avenue.
  • All guided tours are conducted in English
  • No children under the age of 12 years
  • Eating, drinking and smoking are not permitted in the Housemuseum or in the gardens
  • Photography is permitted in all publicly accessible areas of the Housemuseum (no flash, tripods or selfie sticks)
  • Do not touch the artworks, sculptures or displays
  • No entry into areas of the Housemuseum which have been cordoned off
  • No sitting on furniture in the Housemuseum (except in Music Room)
  • No high or stiletto heels on timber floors and stairs
  • All large bags/rucksacks to be checked in on arrival
  • Small bags may be searched as a condition of entry to and on exiting the Housemuseum
Please Note

Aside from any liability that the Lyon Foundation, as owners of the Housemuseum, may have for any tort committed by them or their employees or agents, the Foundation will not be liable for any loss, damage or injury suffered by you, or caused by any acts or omissions of the Foundation or its employees or agents, or any other persons present at the Housemuseum.

You indemnify the Foundation as owner of the Housemuseum against all liability for or in respect of any claims, demands, actions, suits or proceedings, costs, expenses, loss, damage or injury arising out of or in connection with any of your acts or omissions while at the Housemuseum.