LIFE WITH KIDS IN CANBERRA
LIFE WITH KIDS IN CANBERRA

Calthorpes’ House Open Day

Calthorpes’ House re-opens after extensive conservation works. Celebrate with free entry, extended opening hours, family activities and special tours – including a ‘Behind the Scenes’ tour led by Furniture and Interiors Conservator, Greg Peters and ACT Historic Places Collection Manager, Jennifer Elton.

Hear the pianola playing and enjoy a warm scone baked in the original wood oven. Kids can build a cubby house on the lawn and make their own wrapping paper using stamps by Megan Hinton and inspired by the Calthorpe Collection.

Saturday 22 June

FREE TOURS

Morning tours: Meet the Calthorpes

10am – 11.30am, every 30 minutes

See the everyday life of the family through their personal objects, bedrooms and kitchen.

Behind the Scenes Tour: 12.30pm – 1.30pm

Hear about the conservation works and the enormous task of packing up the collection and putting the rooms back together. To book in for the Behind the Scenes Tour click here

Afternoon tours: Call on the Calthorpes

1.30pm – 3.30pm, every 30 minutes

See where visitors were entertained, hear the pianola play, take a look at the kitchen and how the maid ensured everything ran smoothly when the family had guests.

Tour sizes are limited. Book your spot.

Bookings by Wednesday 19 June

Location

Calthorpes’ House, 24 Mugga Way, Red Hill, ACT

Date

Jun 22 2019

Time

11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Cost

FREE

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AGE GROUP

ALL AGES

Location

Red Hill
ACT
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