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The Johnston Collection

ABN 87 194 940 961
Postal Address PO Box 79
East Melbourne  VIC  8002
Address The Johnston Collection is located in a residential area.
We are not permitted by our Planning Permit to publish the address of the Museum.  On the day of your visit you must be collected by our courtesy bus from the foyer of the Hilton on the Park Hotel, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.
Phone +61 3 9416 2515
Fax +61 3 9416 2507

Admission Prices

All prices are listed in Australian Dollars (AUD).

Guided Tour of Fairhall House Museum (March - October)

Fairhall House Museum is open Monday to Friday with guided tours at 10.00 am, 12.00 pm  and 2.00 pm.

Weekday Tour Admission Price (March-October):


Adults: $25.00
Concession: $23.00 (Seniors, Pensioners & Full Time Students)
Group Rate: $21.00 per person for groups of 8 or more
(maximum 22)
After Hours: $32.00 (held monthly on the second Saturday at 10.00 am and 12.00 pm and third Thursday at 6.00 pm).  Concession and group rates do not apply.

Christmas at The Johnston Collection
Admission Price (November-February)



Concession: $25.00 (Seniors, Pensioners & Full Time Students)
Group Rate:

$23.00 per person for groups of 8 or more
(maximum 22)

 After Hours:       $35.00 per person


A full and extensive programme.

Adult $20.00        Full-time Student: $18.00





Organisation and Club Bookings Policy

Telephone us on 03 9416 2515 for more information or download a copy of our policy here:

Organisation_and_Club_Bookings.pdf Organisation_and_Club_Bookings.pdf (60kB)

Disabled Access

Wheelchair access to Fairhall House Museum is limited. There are 3 steps to the entrance and a carpeted staircase of 19 steps which must be ascended in order to reach the first floor. Disabled car parking is not available. Please make us aware of the special needs of any member of your group in advance of your arrival so that we can offer every assistance.

Telephone 03 9416 2515 for further information.

Security Policy

The Johnston Collection uses 128-bit SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology to secure and protect your personal information.   By clicking the Book Now button  you will be taken to our secure server.

Please visit our website again and click CONTACT should you experience any technical difficulties.

Refund Policy

Please choose carefully.

All sales are final; no refunds or transfers once tickets have been purchased.  



The Johnston Collection is administered as an independent not-for-profit museum by The W R Johnston Trust.

PLEASE NOTE:  A $3.50 booking fee applies for online bookings.  This covers banking costs and fees charged to us by our ticketing provider for online sales.  An $8.00 booking and administration fee applies for telephone bookings.  Thank you for your understanding.

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The Johnston Collection is located in a residential area. Our Planning Permit sets out specific regulations that we are legally bound to follow. It is for this reason that you cannot come directly to the Collection.  Visitors must be collected from the Hilton on the Park Hotel, 192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.


please assemble at the


as you enter the Hilton on the Park Hotel

Public Transport/Parking Options

We encourage all visitors to arrive at the Hilton on the Park by public transport.

You will need to allow an hour and a half from pick-up to delivery back to the Hilton on the Park Hotel (except for Double Programme bookings).

Public transport options to the Hilton on the Park Hotel, East Melbourne, include the No. 48 tram and No. 75 trams. Both trams travel past the Hilton on the Park Hotel in Wellington Parade (Tram Stop 11).  The Jolimont Station, located opposite the Hilton on the Park Hotel, is on the Epping/Hurstbridge line.

Underground public parking is available at the Hilton on the Park (for further information +61 3 9419 2000).

Customer Service Policy

The Johnston Collection is committed to providing exceptional customer service and quality visits.  We endeavour to make sure that all programmes listed on our website are correct.   In the event that a programme is not available or we are unable to fulfil your booking we will notify you within 2 business days to arrange an agreeable alternative programme or a full refund.  

Privacy Policy

The Johnston Collection  is dedicated to keeping your details private.

The Johnston Collection will only use personal information provided by you for the purposes for which it was collected.  We use this information to identify your booking and to provide you with our bi-annual What’s On brochure.  We will ensure that your personal information will not be disclosed to any other institutions or organisations.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Download the pdf to read the Johnston Collection Booking Terms & Conditions.

Booking_system_-_terms_and_conditions_v5.doc Booking_system_-_terms_and_conditions_v5.doc (50kB)