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MacKenzie Quarters - A Royal Tour

Indulgence Bendigo

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Description

Squeeze in a bit of Bendigo history around your visit to the the Tudors to Windsor Exhibition, book your guided open house tour of The Residence of MacKenzie Quarters a grand home built in the gothic revival style, made popular in England from the 1740's - just across the street from the Bendigo Art Gallery, on MacKenzie Street! Tea & Scones served with every tour!

Designed and built in 1877 (The same year as Queen Victoria was official proclaimed 'Empress of India) The Residence was initially established to house the school principals of the All Saints phrontistery and then used exclusively as a private residence for the distinguished clergy of the All Saints Cathedral. The Residence has recently been lovingly restored and renovated and now operates as a boutique stay guest house.

The Residence of MacKenzie Quarters will open its doors to the public for open house guided tours throughout the duration of the Tudors to Windsors Exhibition.

This tour will take you back in time to where you will hear the rich history and stories of Bendigo, marvel at the unique architecture and furnishings and listen to the interesting and intriguing stories and tales of many of the past residences of MacKenzie Quarters.
You will have the opportunity to see the before and during restoration photo slideshow and be treated to some home cooked scones and locally sourced preserves from the Royal Tea Trolley.
Guests will also have time to relax and enjoy the extensive royal reading material at the conclusion of the tour and perhaps engage in a royal quiz!

Experience Dates
2pm - Thursday 21 & Sunday 24 March (SOLD OUT)
1pm - Saturday 30 March, Friday 5, Tuesday 16, Tuesday 23, Monday 29 April, Thursday 9th May

‘Bookings essential’ and ‘Private' tours for large groups can also be arranged subject to availability. Please contact us to discuss potential dates on 03 5434 6060.

Please note the building was constructed in 1877 and there is no disabled access and the tour will include steps and uneven surfaces so please wear appropriate footwear.

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Cancellations received within 24 hours of tour time will receive no refund. Please note the building
was constructed in 1877 and there is no disabled access and the tour will include steps and uneven
surfaces so please wear appropriate footwear.

12 Mackenzie Street, Bendigo Victoria 3550, Australia

Directions

Located right in the heart of Bendigo, from the Fountain head up View Street and take the first left into Mackenzie Street. The Residence is located on the right at number 12.