The displays in this heritage listed workers dwelling give an insight into the lives of the families who lived in there and their experiences on the Limestone Plains. Four families are represented, coving the 100 years this was a family home, from 1860 - 1960. Residents were witnesses to the change from remote rural properties to being in the centre of the nation's capital.
Bookings are not necessary unless bringing a large family group. Bookings for schools are available on Thursdays with Book Canberra Excursions via the website.
Please note: Blundell’s is over 150 years old, so access is not fully accessible.
TripAdvisor Traveller RatingBased on 28 reviews
“Blundells Cottage - Canberra”
My wife & I have just visited Blundells Cottage for the first time. The cottage was built in 1860 & sits beside Lake Burley Griffin. There is NO charge to visit & there are tour guides there to show...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
Located on the northern shoreline of Lake Burley Griffin, this cottage was constructed in 1860 and passed through a number of farming families. It is open for tours and shows a visible aspect of life...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
“Not worth going out your way for”
It is interesting to see as it is the only building inside the national triangle that dates from before federation. It is an old cottage, it is nothing that special but worth seeing if you are going...Read the full review on TripAdvisor
- Picnic Area
- Caters for people with sufficient mobility to climb a few steps but who would benefit from fixtures to aid balance. (This includes people using walking frames and mobility aids)