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Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead

71 Wellington Rd, Seville, Victoria 3139, Australia
+61 3 5964 2088
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Interesting for all ages.

This Historic Homestead has it all. Museum, working engines, blacksmith, and the old House set in... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Jay R
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Bairnsdale, Australia
Wheelchair access & Draught Horses

The disabled parking was excellent. Wheelchair access was good but due to the hilly terrain, a... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
DisabledClient
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Melbourne, Australia
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Experience YESTER-YEAR with a Tour at the Mont De Lancey Historic Property. This includes the Homestead, wooden slab kitchen, home dairy, blacksmiths, vintage machinery, our beautiful gardens plus our museum. An excellent destination for a day trip less than an hour's drive from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley. 71 Wellington Rd Wandin North Our Guided Tours Our visitors can enjoy the personally guided tour of the Historic Homestead and slab kitchen, the beautiful gardens, St Mary's Chapel, Blacksmiths and vintage Machinery with one of our volunteers. After your guided tour you're welcome to browse the grounds and extensive museum collection at your leisure The Pioneer Homestead The 1880's homestead is furnished with items from the homes of descendants of the pioneer Families. The slab kitchen contains many household items of the era. PLUS we have our Blacksmiths, woodturning and Vintage machinery Our 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 The Museum Take a set back in time to appreciate the family, working and social life of the pioneer families displayed in a comprehensive collection of photographs and artefacts The Art Gallery The Gallery contains a wide range of artworks ranging from Contemporary to Modern including works by artist from the Yarra Valley. If you haven't experienced Mont De Lancey yet, please come and visit
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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71 Wellington Rd, Seville, Victoria 3139, Australia
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This Historic Homestead has it all. Museum, working engines, blacksmith, and the old House set in beautiful gardens. Monty's Tearoom lovely and great food. The Yesteryear Tour was well worth the cost and our guide was knowledgeable, enthusiastic and interesting. Spend the day here.

Thank Jay R
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

The disabled parking was excellent. Wheelchair access was good but due to the hilly terrain, a power wheelchair is a must. Saw most of the exhibits - some access is tight for a wheelchair. Visited last Saturday, when there was the Working Horses and Yesteryear...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Amazed by size of today's festival exhibits and the sheer dedication of volunteers to keep this Homestead & surrounds in top notch condition. Spent 5 hours but will need more than one visit to do justice. Entry price is reasonable - check website. Advisable to...More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

A well hidden place to visit. Take a tour of the homestead with a relative of the original owners. Visit the museum, cafe and shop. Purchase local jams and chilli sauce which is hot and highly recommended. As a wedding venue there are options. Small...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We visited Mont de Lancey on Mother's Day and had a beautiful special Mother's Day lunch in Monty's Cafe. The food was beautiful, home cooked roasts, salad, veggies, fresh scones with jam & cream & cakes and donuts. Very generous amounts at $25 a head....More

Thank Kerry S
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

A Rural Historic Homestead located on a calm small hill in Wandin North. A great place to spent an afternoon about 1 - 2 hours. It describes the history of Wandin exhibiting its old buildings, home appliances and industrial machinery. There are an old cottage...More

Thank Lamindu
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

On a beautiful day in April we took a lovely and picturesque drive to the beautiful Mont de Lancey Homestead and were entertained with a most informative and personal tour of the homestead and the blacksmiths. The historic video in the local museum narrated by...More

Thank Mim L
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Beautiful building which houses a museum of local history. The view is amazing and the grounds very relaxing, The owners/operators of the coffee shop are able to tell you lots of history of the area and have a large number of 'olde - read antique...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Visiting this area for the first time for a friends wedding. Very beautiful spot & great historical items in the buildings. Cute little chapel & well maintained gardens. Friendly staff. Would like to return here one day to take in the atmosphere of the area

Thank Melissa W
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Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely day here, we did an organised tour with ine if the extremely knowledgeable volunteers. The old church is definitely worth a look. Highly recommended.

Thank Kaye46
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