T +61 3 9817 2300
T +61 3 9817 2300
Lyon Housemuseum Galleries
Lyon Housemuseum
Tours of The Original Housemuseum
Tours of The Original Housemuseum

The original Housemuseum is now closed for public tours (from 1 June 2023 to 31 March 2024) to facilitate the joining together of our two museum buildings. We will advise re-opening dates for the original Housemuseum in early 2024. 

In the meantime the public Galleries at 217 Cotham Road, Kew 3101 remain open to the public Wednesdays - Sundays 12:00pm - 4:00pm (public holidays excepted).

E museum@lyonhousemuseum.com.au
T +61 3 9817 2300

Please Note
  • The original Housemuseum is a private family home - please respect it and 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 house 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 house which have been cordoned off
  • No sitting on furniture in the house (except Music Room)
  • No high or stiletto heels on timber floors and stairs
  • All bags/rucksacks to be checked in on arrival
  • Bags may be searched as a condition of entry to and on exiting the house
  • Please note that the original Housemuseum is not suitable for wheelchair access
Please Note

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

You indemnify the owners and occupiers of the Lyon 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 Lyon Housemuseum.