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Going home

My sister and I are visiting the house tomorrow. I remember may afternoons playing in the house and... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Cheryl N
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From a historical perception

The oldest wooden building in North Sydney makes a good starting point for a museum. Don Bank... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
North Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My sister and I are visiting the house tomorrow. I remember may afternoons playing in the house and grounds. I loved Mrs White she was very like a grandmother to us. She loved the house and this is a fitting memorial for days gone by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cheryl N
Reviewed December 15, 2017

This is one of those places lost in time, and reflects the manic development of Sydney. A wonderful federation house, now completely surrounded by concrete tower blocks. Hugely ironic as I don't expect the surroundings will stand the test of time, and be looked at...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Simon E
Reviewed July 29, 2017

The oldest wooden building in North Sydney makes a good starting point for a museum. Don Bank personally is of unknown origin, yet this house forms a living tapestry of life in North Sydney, since it was built in the first half of the 19th...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank MWandAW
Reviewed April 17, 2016

A beautiful part of history. The good old cottage has resisted the accumulated years.Very well preserved, to the credit of the local government with help from dedicated people.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank eddysullivans
Reviewed November 11, 2015

For those who like to step back a couple of hundred years and also a sanctuary from the city. House, from memory, open Wednesday (check web for hours) and only a couple of dollars entry. Garden (small) open all the time BUT currently all closed...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank WyseOwls
Reviewed October 10, 2015

An interesting old building and good to see that it has been retained. It needs more in the exhibition because without furniture etc there is not much to see and the information is a little sparse. I did find out more in the local library...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed April 18, 2013

This cottage is more than a mueseum to me , you see its the place where my mother was born and grandparents lived. Its the place where my parents held their wedding reception and where we spent many years celebrating family traditions of Christmas Lunches...More

Date of experience: May 2012
18  Thank Maggie O
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