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Mugga-Mugga Cottage

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

Overview

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

Why not take a guided tour? See how the exhibitions and the cottage has been ingeniously adapted and extended over time. Specialist environmental education programs are available.

Map of the venue locationMap of the venue location
129 Narrabundah Lane, Symonston, Australian Capital Territory, AustraliaGet Directions

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor ratingBased on 13 reviews

“Experiencing Canberra's early settlement.”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 11mos ago by johnbK7593RB

Mugga Mugga Homestead is a tangible link to the first settlers of the Limestone Plains, later to be called Canberra. Imogen our guide was keen and knowledgeable about the property and its owners.

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“Historic and authentic. If kerosene tin walls could talk!”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3yrs ago by curioushouse

This is a wonderful site to explore and our guide today, Jane, brought the tour to life with her knowledge and insights. There is a real sense of this being a family home and to see the original...

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“A tour through history”

TripAdvisor ratingReviewed 3yrs ago by priscillakjacob

Mugga mugga was such an interesting little gem and wonderfully preserved. The guides John and Jane were absolutely amazing. Very informative and seemed to love what they do. Will definitely go back...

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