Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead

Come and enjoy the Mont De Lancey experience.  An excellent destination for a day trip less than an hour's drive from Melbourne in the stunning Yarra Valley.

The Pioneer Homestead

The 1860s homestead is furnished with items from the homes of descendants of the pioneer Families. The slab hut kitchen contains many household items of the era, plus we have our Blacksmiths, woodturning and Vintage machinery displays.

Our Beautiful Gardens

The Mont De Lancey homestead is set in lawns graced by beautiful trees including a magnificent spreading oak. Whether it be the rich rustic colours of autumn or come spring it's blossom time, the white and pink of the flowering cherries and the purple of the lilacs make a stunning setting.

The Museum

Take a set back in time to appreciate the family, working and social life of the pioneer families displayed in a comprehensive collection of photographs and artefacts.

Our Guided Tours

Our visitors can enjoy the personally guided tour of the historic Homestead and slab kitchen, the beautiful gardens, St Mary's Chapel, Blacksmiths and vintage Machinery with one of our volunteers. After your guided tour you're welcome to browse the grounds and extensive museum collection at your leisure.

The Gift Shop

Our Giftshop carries a fantastic array of quality products which will appeal to all ages. We also carry a large range of hand knitted articles as well as our homemade pickles and jams.

The Art Gallery

The Gallery contains a wide range of artworks ranging from Contemporary to Modern including works by artist from the Yarra Valley.

Bus tours, weddings, school groups and the general public are all catered for.

Disabled Access

Mont De Lancey provides easy access for differently abled people in all areas, and priority parking if required.

If you haven't experienced Mont De Lancey yet, please come and visit

Pricing:  Adults $9.50 Concession $8.00 Children $3.00 Family $21.50

Our Opening Hours are Wednesday to Sunday 10.00am - 4.00pm

Related blog posts

People, places, stories – we bring the Dandenong Ranges to life for you with blogs that capture the heart of this remarkable destination. Find Your Self in a heritage garden, inspired by a recipe featuring local produce or learning the secret locations that offer the best views, or the foodie experience that you will never forget.

Get the inside word on where to get the best coffee, find fabulous day itineraries, immersive cultural experiences, and perfect getaway accommodation. Live like a local and wander through nature at your pace jump on a cycling track or maybe for you it's a drive through the majestic forest trees. It’s all here.

Share our stories and create your own!