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Tours of the mansion are included in general admission tickets, subject to volunteer guide availability.

Tours are 45 minutes duration and run throughout the day, subject to guide availability.

Garden tours are $5 per person, per tour for Glen Eira residents on presentation of a garden entry card.

Mansion Tours

10.00am - 2.00pm

Throughout the day subject to guide availability.

Step back in time during a guided tour of this magnificent mansion

Entry to the mansion is by guided tour only.

Rippon Lea is a large nineteenth-century mansion surrounded by 14 acres of Victorian pleasure gardens. It is listed on the National Heritage Register because it is one of the finest examples of an original suburban estate in Australia.

To hear some amazing stories about the mansion and the people who made it come to life, join one of our guides on a tour.

Guided house tours are booked in the Gatehouse and subject to volunteer availability.

Come early as tours can fill up quickly! There is a capacity of 15 people per tour.

Please note that the mansion will be closed when there is a market on.

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