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Old Farm, Strawberry Hill

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Loved It!

This was my second attempt to visit Strawberry Hill - the first was thwarted.by renovations, so it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
BellePerth_Australia
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Perth, Australia
Fabulous!

The Most Helpful Tour Guide. Ever! We went on a day where they expected no one because the footy... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2Ad2Ch
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Perth, Australia
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Old Farm, Strawberry Hill was considered old more than 100 years ago. As far back as 1890 it was given the name The Old Farm, in recognition of being the oldest farm in Western Australia,established even before the Swan River Colony.A Government...more
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174 Middleton Road, Albany, Western Australia 6330, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there today during what their website said it would be open. We drove in then encountered a chain across the road so we walked in. Not a soul about. We rang the phone number and got an answering machine. A sign saying “closed”...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 1947WesternAustralia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second attempt to visit Strawberry Hill - the first was thwarted.by renovations, so it remained a mystery. Fortunately, the attraction was open this time. The staff were on hand immediately, no need to wait, joined in the current tour. The house is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BellePerth_Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Most Helpful Tour Guide. Ever! We went on a day where they expected no one because the footy was on (not everyone is into footy!) so we had our guide's undivided attention while she showed us around the inside of the lovely house and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 2Ad2Ch
Reviewed 10 February 2019

The first farm in Albany, now owned by the National Trust. Small fee for entry [concessions available $5 each] A very knowledgeable and interesting guide took us around the house and we made our own way around the grounds. Actively maintained gardens, pavilion originally for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank RobinaHBH
Reviewed 1 February 2019

Interesting to hear about the history of the farm and be guided around the old homestead learning about who and how they lived.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank EliseB64
Reviewed 8 November 2018

Hadn't visited for a while. Always like to see how life was in the early days. The volunteers were very informative and inviting.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I last visited the Old Farm at Strawberry Hill 20 years ago and I’m really glad I returned. Both volunteer guides were really friendly and also informative about the buildings and the families who had lived there. The gardens are also well kept and enjoyable...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank R8345XBruths
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Established as Government Farm at Strawberry Hill in 1827, as part of the first European settlement at King George Sound after the land closest to the settlement was found unsuitable for farming. This site has been well preserved and presented by the National Trust. Feel...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Old Farm is in a beautiful, peaceful setting and the buildings and gardens are very well preserved and presented. Touring the buildings gives great insight on what it took to establish the farm and a decent life in those days. The volunteer tour guide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank rogerestie
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Today we discovered this beautiful old building dating back to 1833... The volunteers and the National Trust are doing a great job in restoring this beauty. Ruth our guide gave us a very informative tour, which we learnt so much from. Would definitely recommend to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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BellePerth_Australia
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Response from nationaltrustwa | Property representative |
Hello Dixie, we didn't have management of this listing in January; we will endeavor to keep it up to date going forward.
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