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** Currently closed to public to protect well-being of volunteers and visitors - until further notice **
Normal hours: Thursday to Monday 10am to 4pm. Last admission 3.30pm

Wonnerup House

Monday: 10:00am until 4:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday - Sunday: 10:00am until 4:00pm
935 Layman Rd, Wonnerup WA 6280
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Nestled between a majestic Tuart forest and the Vasse Estuary wetlands, the peaceful, almost romantic setting of Wonnerup belies a more difficult and turbulent past. The house, school and ancillary buildings are a powerful reminder of the isolation, danger and struggles faced by the Layman family during its 120 year occupation of Wonnerup.

Please note that Wonnerup House is closed for the month of July annually.

National Trust home of Australia
* Magnificently restored homestead (1859) * Restored earlier House (1838), later converted to a dairy and kitchen * Stables * Blacksmith * Restored one teacher school * Restored teachers house (1885) * Set on several acres of farm land with lawns and gardens surrounding the main buildings, including an abundance of wildflowers. 

Entry Fees: 
Adults - $10.00 
Adult Concession - $7.00 
Children (over 5yrs) - $5.00 
Family group of four - $25.00 
Children (under 5 yrs)- FREE 
National Trust Members - FREE 
Group Bookings (10 or more people) - $7.00 per person

Google Reviews

Very interesting trip into the past. This place is impeccably maintained. Good to just wander around and feel the vibe. Very calming. Michael Terwindt
Historic Family Farm house built in 1838..senic and interesting for those with a curiousity of History in the area. Peter Corby
Historical National Trust House. Interesting historical information and well preserved house and buildings with furnished rooms showing the process of everyday life from the early 1900s. Beautifully kept gardens with long views across the fields. David Keigwin
Very cool place. The olive trees are 150 odd years old! No mention of the massacres though..... Emcee Boogieboots
Very nice and informative historical homestead with a massive olive tree👍 Nigel N69
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