Labassa
Labassa

Labassa

Address: 2 Manor Grove, Caulfield, Victoria 3162

Phone: 03 9527 6295  

Web: nationaltrust.org.au/vic/labassa

With its opulent architecture and largely intact original decoration Labassa is one of Australia's most outstanding 19th century mansions.

Designed by architect John Augustus Bernard Koch for millionaire Alexander Robertson, the house is a French Renaissance style with an ornate interior.

The interior consists of the finest embossed wallpapers, mahogany timbers and a rare illusionist ceiling enhances the stair hall. Externally it features Corinthian columns, arcaded verandas, classical decoration and inset Italian marble panels.

Content: Labassa

Cost

TypeValid fromValid toEntry cost($)

Adult

11/07/1431/07/15$10.00

Concession

With valid concession card

04/07/1431/07/15$8.00

Family

Two adults and two children

11/07/1431/07/15$20.00

Child

11/07/1431/07/15$4.00

Local directions

Melway map reference, 58 H11. Public transport, catch a train to Balaclava station and tram number three or 69 to Stop 43.

Facilities

  • Guide

Opening hours

Tours of the house at 11am, 12pm, 2pm and 3pm. There is also an external tour at 1pm. Closed in December. Group tours of Labassa are available by prior appointment. Please call (03) 9656 9804 to book. The Costume Collection at Labassa is also available to researchers and special interest groups by appointment only. To make an appointment please call (03) 9656 9832 during business hours.

Third Sunday of each month
10:30am -4:30pm

Memberships

  • National Trust

How to get here

Melbourne