Please note, while restrictions put in place to respond to COVID-19 are easing, there may be some changes to business-as-usual to keep workers and visitors safe. Please contact the business for the most up to date information, including opening times and social distancing measures.
Wed: 10am-12pm, Weekend: 2pm-4pm
Between $1.00 and $2.00
A gold coin donation on entry is requested. For school and other tours- which must be booked- a small amount is charged per head.
Our Museum is staffed by volunteers, and entry money received assists in the maintenance and upkeep of this historic building.
Disabled access available, contact operator for details
St John's Schoolhouse Museum
45 Constitution Avenue, Reid, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Non Smoking Establishment
Ranked #155 of 223 things to do in Canberra on TripAdvisor
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St. john’s is worth a visit for the church alone. add in a great historic schoolhouse and it should be on your to do list.
TIP: time visit with opening times of museum by checking website
“Did not go into the museum but into the church. Amazing insight into Canberra history.”
St. John's Church is amazing. Spiritual and historic. Easily overlooked but a visit provides an insight into many phases of Canberra's history. A most rewarding and stimulating visit. recommended.
“Canberra's First School”
What is now known as St John's Schoolhouse Museum, was Canberra's first school, long before Canberra itself existed.
It was built by the landed-pastoralist, Robert Campbell of Duntroon in 1845 as a...
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