Vaucluse House

Vaucluse House, Tourism New South Wales

In the heart of Vaucluse, not far from the harbour, this early 19th-century house was once owned by the flamboyant William Charles Wentworth.

Now a Historic Houses Trust museum, it is a beautifully preserved example of an early Victorian well-to-do household. The gardens are open to the public daily; guided tours of the house are available on request. Wentworth Rd; (02) 9388 7922; open 9.30am–4pm Fri–Sun, daily during school and public holidays.

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