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Cooma Cottage

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Cooma Cottage

Beautiful landscape and very interesting to see relic of the past. Congratulations on keeping this... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Kogarah, Australia
Well worth a visit

The National Trust acquired this property by donation and have done a splendid job restoring it... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2017
Jeanette R
Canberra, Australia
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756 Yass Valley Way, Yass, New South Wales 2582, Australia
+61 2 6226 1470
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Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is the homestead of Hamilton Hume which has an amazing history sadly all of the furnishings have disappeared over time, which is a shame. The tour guide is a wealth of information and is very knowledgeable. Well worth the time to visit.

Thank Gary F
Reviewed June 11, 2018

Beautiful landscape and very interesting to see relic of the past. Congratulations on keeping this past alive.

Thank cmdbkennedy
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

The National Trust acquired this property by donation and have done a splendid job restoring it. The house underwent several additions in the time of its most famous owner, explorer Hamilton Hume. These are all carefully explained by the guide. In particular it is interesting...More

Thank Jeanette R
Reviewed October 11, 2017

This was a very interesting cottage that used to be owned by one of our great explorers- Hamilton Hume. The house was very different in the way it had been extended. The volunteer guides were very friendly and informative. A must see for history buffs...More

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Reviewed October 10, 2017

Really enjoyed the visit to the charming old historic homestead with it's memories of yesteryear. Old furniture, a delightful little cottage garden and a fabulous view across the paddocks and the Yass River round out a lovely visit.

Thank ViVi M
Reviewed July 7, 2017

Volunteer run and well maintained. A facility under used. Would be great to have more interactive opportunities and education

Thank linnyc1981
Reviewed May 5, 2017

We arrived just as the lady was locking up as it had been very quiet. She was pleasant enough as she walked around unlocking and opening various rooms and shutters. As others have said more money needs to be spent on it ... in fact...More

Thank Ray170
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

Our visit to Cooma Cottage today will be remembered for a long time to come. Hamilton​ Hume, a prominent Australian explorer with many expeditions to his name, lived out his days here. He had such an interesting life that you could literally hear about it...More

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Reviewed March 20, 2017

Purchased by the explorer Hume who resided there until his death, there is a lot of history in these walls. Owned by the National Trust they need to perform more conservation to showcase the estate. Home to "Prince" a gentle giant of a Clydesdale together...More

Thank trapperphil44
Reviewed March 2, 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful guide in Margaret who showed us around and provided history. We're offered a cuppa and a slice of her homemade cake. Yummy.

Thank SWFP
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