what’s on at narryna
Narryna is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00am–4:30pm for self-guided tours. Staff and volunteers will welcome you and provide an introduction to the house. They are available to answer your questions. Extensive tour notes are available. Bookings can be made in advance or on arrival at the house.
Group bookings may be made in advance. Groups of eight or more are charged at the group rate of $7 per person.
School group visits to Narryna are also available for infants to high school students throughout the week during school term periods. Please see our schools page for more information.
If you are interested in visiting Narryna, please email or telephone 03 6234 2791 to make a booking.
Due to the popularity of these tours, we will add new dates soon.
watch this space!!
Rebellious, Resourceful and Resilient! Narryna’s Convict Women
It’s easy to imagine, from visiting Narryna today, that the colonists who lived there led a very comfortable ‘upstairs’ existence, while the convict servants were constantly at work, cooking, cleaning and caring for children. But convicts were often quite unsuited to meet the requirements of domestic service, so ‘mistresses’ including Elizabeth Haig and Sarah Walker, also experienced many challenges in managing the household. On this tour, our focus will be on the convict women - especially those assigned to the Haig family. These women were no shrinking violets - but were Rebellious, Resourceful and Resilient!
1 hour tour followed by a light morning tea.
New dates will be announced soon
Where: Narryna, 103 Hampden Road Battery Point.