Cooma Cottage

Cooma Cottage

Cooma Cottage was the home of Australias first native born explorer Hamilton Hume. Architecturally the house is a fine example of several forms of early colonial building.

Address: 
Cnr Yass Valley Way and Dog Trap Road, Yass, NSW
Tel: 
0262261470
Hours: 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Monday 10.00am - 4.00pm, closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Admission: 
Adults $4.40, Concessions/Seniors $2.20, Children under 12 $1, Family $11, National Trust members free.
Facilities: 
Teahouse (open on weekends or by appointment), guided tours, self guided tours, venue hire, photographic location, education programs, brochure
Collection: 
10 pieces of original Hume furniture in the 160yr old restored home of Hamilton Hume.
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Items

Furniture

Hume's Coffin Table

Description:
Cedar table used as 'coffin-table' in Hume household area 1840's.

Used for Hume's burial (possibly)

Main House

Cooma Cottage

Creator:
Hamilton Hume
Description:
Colonial cottage with original extensions circa 1835.

Cooma Cottage presents a rare combination of architectural styles and 19th Century building technology.

Information Display

Creator:
National Trust (NSW)
Description:
Static display about Hamilton Hume and his expeditions.

Stables

Creator:
Hamilton Hume
Description:
Brick construction with five stall stables, coach house, tack room and loft

Original

Tree

Picconia Excelsia

Description:
Large and unusual tree at the front of the cottage believed to be 100years plus and extremely rare - native of the canary islands.

Flowers occasionally, very difficult to propagate.