The Mont De Lancey Homestead is a wonderful preserved house built in 1882 and set in landscaped gardens. The property includes a museum and a chapel among other charming attractions.
If you’re considering a visit to Mont De Lancey, continue reading below to find out the top things you can see and do there on your next visit.
Top Things to See & Do at Mont De Lancey Homestead
1. Pioneer Homestead
The 1860s homestead is furnished with items from the homes of descendants of the pioneer families. The slab hut kitchen contains many household items of the era. There are also blacksmiths, woodturning and vintage machinery on show here.
2. Beautiful Gardens
The Mont De Lancey homestead is set in lawns graced by beautiful trees including a magnificent spreading oak. Whether it be the rich rustic colours of autumn or come spring it’s blossom time, the white and pink of the flowering cherries and the purple of the lilacs make a stunning setting.
Take a step back in time to appreciate the family, working and social life of the pioneer families displayed in a comprehensive collection of photographs and artefacts in the Museum.
4. Guided Tour
Visitors can enjoy a personally guided tour of the historic Homestead and slab kitchen, the beautiful gardens, St Mary’s Chapel, Blacksmiths and vintage Machinery with a volunteer. After your guided tour you can browse the grounds and extensive museum collection at your leisure.
5. Art Gallery
The Gallery contains a wide range of artworks ranging from Contemporary to Modern including works by artist from the Yarra Valley.
Mont De Lancey Opening Hours
10:00am to 4:30pm, Wed to Sun
Mont De Lancey Address
71 Wellington Rd,
Mont De Lancey Entry Fee
Family (2 adults, 3 children) $21.50
Visit to Museum and Gallery only $5.50