Mugga-Mugga

Mugga-Mugga

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Visit one of Canberra's earliest historic sites. Discover what life was like in an 1830's rural workers' cottage and learn more at the environmental education centre.

Take a guided tour. See how the exhibitions and see how the cottage has been ingeniously adopted and extended over time. Specialist environmental education programs are available

  • Inside the historic Mugga-Mugga cottage
    Mugga-Mugga
  • old style kitchen with fireplace
    Mugga-Mugga kitchen
  • Dark living room at Mugga depicting lady lookin at old photos in wall and piano top
    Living room at Mugga-Mugga

DETAILS

OPENING HOURS

Open first weekend of every month 10am-2pm Guided tours at 10am, 10.45am, 11.15am, 12.30pm, 1.15pm

COSTS

Between $5.00 and $15.00
$15 Family $7 Adult $5 Concession

ACCESSIBILITY

Disabled access available, contact operator for details

Location

Mugga-Mugga

129 Narrabundah Lane, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Features

Carpark

Conference/Function Facilities

Reviews

TripAdvisor traveller rating

BASED ON 9 REVIEWS

Ranked #1 of 2 things to do in Symonston on TripAdvisor

“Unusual/unique home and rare opportunity to experience it all.”

Reviewed on 23/03/2019

The cottage and outbuildings at Mugga-Mugga have guided tours, of necessity. Our guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. We’ve never visited anything remotely like Mugga-Mugga. It is the...

Review by

POLLYANNA57

“Living History”

Reviewed on 15/01/2019

Just out of the CBD is a farm with a shepherd’s cottage which has had a number of families living in and adding to it since 1838. Chillingly original, it makes you realise how hard life was. Living...

Review by

carton w

“Amazing insight to everyday life.”

Reviewed on 16/12/2018

Over the years I've visited umpteen grandiose houses belonging to the rich and famous so it's quite refreshing to see a place belonging to the ordinary worker still in its original condition. The...

Review by

Tony F

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