Bygone Beautys is located in the picturesque village of Leura, and proudly houses the largest private collection of teapots in the world. Over 3000 teapots, from the old to the new, elegant to outrageous, miniatures to large teapots, are beautifully displayed in an antique emporium. Your visit here, will take you on a trip down memory lane while you browse the impressive selection of antiques, jewellery and collectables before relaxing with a traditional Devonshire tea served in fine bone china. Bygone Beautys was created in 1992 when the current owner Mr. Maurice Cooper joined forces with another collector of teapots Mr. Ronald Hooper.  Since then the collection has grown to more than 4,000 teapots, with 3,000 currently on display. Bygone Beautys is committed to honouring and preserving Australian culture and traditions regarding both tea-drinking and traditional teas. Australia’s eclectic culture has its origins largely on its Anglo-Celtic heritage but also on a wide range of multicultural influences. International and domestic visitors are always amazed when they enter Bygone Beautys, an antique emporium and tearoom that is also home to the world’s largest private collection of teapots. Ninety percent of all items in the collection were acquired within Australia. Don’t miss your chance to enjoy a Pot of Devonshire Tea at Bygone Beautys – only one of the attractions included in the Sydney Unlimited Attractions Pass Purchase yours today and get to see the most of Sydney!