Carss Cottage Museum

Carss Cottage was built in the 1860s by William Carss, a Scottish emigrant and cabinet maker who came to Australia in 1831, brought here by the Reverend John Dunmore Lang. The Museum promotes Australian history, particularly that of the Kogarah municipality. Its displays are continually changing, highlighting local and national events. The collection includes a great variety of photographs, needlework, furniture etc.

Address: 
Carss Point, Carwar Avenue, Carss Park, Blakehurst, NSW
Tel: 
0295467314
Hours: 
1pm-5pm Sun and public holidays except for Christmas Day and Good Friday
Admission: 
Adults $2, children 50c
Facilities: 
Sales outlet
Collection: 
Approximately 2,000 items; 2,000 photographs
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Items

Imperial peck measure

Description:
Convict measure for grain.
Date:
1838

Kettle

Description:
Hot water kettle on stand with heater presented to Alderman Halstead and Mayor of Kogarah.
Date:
Approximately 1908

Dining table

Creator:
William Carrs
Description:
Cedar wood angle square table made from cedar trees growing in the area.
Date:
1860s