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Samson House

61 Ellen St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
+61 8 9321 6088
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History excursion for year 2 students

They were particularly in awe of the antique artefacts, weird looking beds, that there's a very... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Sharon T
via mobile
A stunning colonial house now rarely opened to the public

The National Trust may be protecting this magnificent piece of Fremantle heritage (although rose... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2018
Darrel J
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Perth, Australia
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
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28 May 2018
“History excursion for year 2 students”
19 Jan 2018
“A stunning colonial house now rarely opened to the public”
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61 Ellen St, Fremantle, Western Australia 6160, Australia
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+61 8 9321 6088
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

They were particularly in awe of the antique artefacts, weird looking beds, that there's a very deep well in the house itself ... shocked that there is no microwave oven, refrigerator/freezer, dishwasher or television ... lost for words at how clothes are 'stabbed' and 'stirred'...More

Thank Sharon T
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Reviewed January 19, 2018

The National Trust may be protecting this magnificent piece of Fremantle heritage (although rose gardens are looking unkempt) but they are not sharing it with the public. Occasional open days are your only chance to see its interior plus apparently its original fixtures & furnishings...More

Thank Darrel J
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Reviewed April 24, 2016

Wow! What a magnificent family home this must have been in it's hay day. Our guide Diana was fantastic. She was very happy, friendly, knowledgable and enthusiastic. She included the young children and I'm sure they learnt a lot. Thanks Diana for the opportunity to...More

Thank Margaret H
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Reviewed February 21, 2016

We have been lucky to have been shown around by an expert, she told us a lot about the history of the Samson's family. We visited the whole house and also backyard and shed.lovely place

Thank wonderanna
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

It is no longer open to the public so it should be taken off the list of attractions. Pity, it could have been very inteesting.

5  Thank Kim K
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

Unfortunately this historic home is hardly ever open to viewing. it has recently been handed over to the National Trust of WA. inside it has been furnished nicely with items that are appropriate for the time. It is greatly dissapointing that it is currently only...More

3  Thank TahleePerth
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Reviewed February 15, 2012

This is a lovely old house, nicely furnished, and the well in the hallway is really interesting.

Thank ScotPerth
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Reviewed December 8, 2011

A house you will love to see and stroll through again you realise what a history we have, on the wharfs and pilgrims from all worlds

1  Thank alter45nate
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