Rose Seidler House

Deck, Rose Seidler House, April 2011

A new way of living

Once word spread about the newly built Rose Seidler House in 1950, it was the ‘most talked about house in Sydney’. Seventy years on, it's impossible to deny the strength and daring of Seidler's vision


An environment for living: Rose Seidler House

From the curtains to the coffee table and the cutlery, every object and fitting in the house Harry Seidler designed for his parents was of a functional and flexible design that reflected the modern lifestyle

Rose Seidler (left) and Bea Evans seated in the living room, Rose Seidler House

Conserving Harry Seidler’s sofa 

A sofa Harry Seidler designed for Rose Seidler House was conserved and reupholstered, and the process revealed some unexpected findings

Exterior of Rose Seidler House
25 June, 10am-4pm
Special event

Harry Seidler 100

In celebration of the 100th birthday of Harry Seidler, MHNSW will open the doors of Rose Seidler House, ‘the most talked about house in Sydney’, for a festive focus weekend on 24 and 25 June

Deck, Rose Seidler House, April 2011
24 June, 12pm

In conversation with Penelope Seidler AM and architect Colin Griffiths

Join Penelope Seidler and Colin Griffiths for an in conversation facilitated by Polly Seidler

Page from photograph album: Julian Rose house, 67 Clissold Road Turramurra, 1952-1956 : designed by Harry Seidler 1949/1950

The Julian Rose house

A family photo album donated to the Caroline Simpson Library, documents the construction of an architectural icon – the Julian Rose house, designed by architect Harry Seidler in 1951

View towards playroom, Rose Seidler House
24 June, 2.30pm

Tour of Rose Seidler House with Penelope Seidler AM

Join this exclusive tour of the iconic Rose Seidler House with Penelope Seidler AM