Tickets for Rippon Lea House and Gardens

A peaceful and historic escape to nature from Melbourne

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Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
Wheelchair accessible: To access the garden, wheelchair users must be assisted by the staff. Please request upon entry
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What's included

Access to the gardens
Access to the mansion (if exhibition ticket is selected)
Access to temporary exhibitions (if exhibition ticket is selected)

What's not included

Guided tours of the mansion and gardens (available to purchase on-site)
  • Explore almost 14 acres of gardens, including a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, and an orchard
  • Sniff out the rose gardens, and let the kids loose in special interactive areas designed to immerse them in nature
  • See the windmill that provides 80% of the garden's water, picnic in the shade, or grab a snack and drinks in the Tea Room

Just a short trip from central Melbourne, come and smell the flowers in bloom at Rippon Lea House and Gardens. This is the stunning site of a heritage-listed historic house surrounded by Victorian pleasure gardens.

Take a leisurely wander around acres of peaceful green space. Enjoy a picnic lunch under a centuries-old tree, or leave the kids to explore the interactive Gruffalo Spotter 2 Trail while you treat yourself to a refreshing drink in the shade.

Purchase a ticket to the exhibition and you'll access the house for a look inside one of the finest suburban estates in Australia.

Show your smartphone ticket at the entrance.

Thursday 10:00 - 16:00
Friday 10:00 - 16:00
Saturday 10:00 - 16:00
Sunday 10:00 - 16:00
Monday 10:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:00
Rippon Lea Estate
192 Hotham St, VIC 3185, Elsternwick
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