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Gothic style brick home dating back to Geelong's earliest residential settlement. Authentic collection of furniture and fittings. Garden planted from species from a mid-19th century plant catalogue. Most interiors original including the central staircase.

See web site for opening hours.
web site

105 Inverleigh Road, Winchelsea

Heights, The (1855)

The largest German pre-fabricated timber dwelling in Victoria. Much of the house was remodelled in the 1930s, but the outbuildings survive intact. Features early 1860s plantings including aged oaks, conifers and the 1930s plantings.

Open 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Wed - Sun and public holidays except Christmas Day & Good Friday.
Contact: Ph: (03) 5221 3510 Fax (03) 5222 4103
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140 Aphrasia St, Newtown (Geelong)

National Wool Museum

Housed in an 1872 bluestone woolstore. Shearers tales and song, working textile machinery. Purchase woollen goods from the Old Wool Store

Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 7 days a week except Christmas day and Good Friday
Contact: web site

Cnr Moorabool and Brougham Sts, Geelong
By Rail: hourly trains from Melbourne to Geelong. 8 minute walk to Museum

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