Visit Calthorpes' House and step back to life in early Canberra. Not far from the city centre, the Spanish Mission Style house was built in 1927 and is a window into an almost forgotten world. This genuine survivor is a treasure house of domestic history. Original furnishings, household appliances and photos all tell a vivid story of family life in Canberra's early days.
Don't miss the Second World War bomb shelter in the backyard.
TripAdvisor Traveller RatingBased on 35 reviews
This beautiful home in Canberra suburbs was fascinating having been left in a time warp with original furnishings and appliances of my grandmothers generation. Ross was the guide of our group and...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“An interesting journey into Canberra’s past”
Really appreciated Tracy’s tour. She was friendly and knowledgeable and guided us through the history of the place. A very interesting tour, thanks!Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Great relaxing place”
Today visited Lanyon Homestead. The homestead itself was shut due to covid. The gardens and buildings were open. Very picturesque place and well worth the visit. We did the guide tour and found it...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
- Non Smoking
- Public Toilet