Great Houses of Ipswich- Woodlands of Marburg


Great Houses of Ipswich- Woodlands of Marburg is proud to announce their inclusion in the upcoming Great Houses of Ipswich spectacular! This will be a wonderful opportunity to see some of Ipswich’s historical homes up close and personal. This day will be a ticketed event with a fee of $5.00 per person to be paid at the gate on entry to each house. In 1885, Tommy Smith who built the famous Woodlands Mansion, erected the Marburg School of Arts in the township of Marburg Queensland. As a part of a local community arts initiative, Woodlands will be officially re-opening the re-imagined Marburg School of Arts & Gallery now based at Woodlands of Marburg. We are delighted to announce that our guest of honour will be the Honourable Jim Madden MP who will officiate the re-opening. Ceremony and ribbon cutting will begin at 10am. Local artists will be showcasing their talents on the grounds and offer an interactive experience for visitors to this special Great Houses of Ipswich Event. This is definitely one to put on your calendar, like right now, this minute! Our licensed Tommy Smith Cafe will be open serving breakfast and lunch on the day, as well as all day Tommy Smith signature coffee.Yum! See y’all ’round the mountain.

7 SEP 2019 10:00 AM — 4:00 PM

A bi-annual event offering a unique opportunity to explore outstanding private heritage residences, Great Houses Of Ipswich is an initiative of the Ipswich Branch of National Trust of Australia (Queensland) .

Proudly supported by Ipswich City Council and in partnership with Discover Ipswich, this event recognizes and supports the owners who now care for these intriguing places and kindly make them available to the public.

Cost: Entry is free to National Trust members and $5 per house for non members. Become a member today!

Children and students are free.


The Duce House – 88 Brisbane Road, East Ipswich
Collingwood – 15 Murphy Street, Ipswich
Woodlands of Marburg – 174 Seminary Road, Marburg

No bookings required


Woodlands of Marburg, 1890-2019.

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