Experiment Farm Cottage, Sydney

4.1
Experiment Farm Cottage is a heritage-listed former farm and residence and now house museum at 9 Ruse Street, Harris Park, City of Parramatta, Sydney, Australia. It is one of Australia's oldest standing residences, being built in 1795. It is located at the site of Experiment Farm, Australia's first European farmstead, which was itself created by Australia's first land grant. It was added to the New South Wales State Heritage Register on 2 April 1999.
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  • The Experiment Farm Cottage is a fascinating window into early 19th century life in NSW. The history on show is from the 2nd owner of the property; the 1st owner who was behind the "experiment" of...  more »
  • The National Trust of Australia has done little to muck about with this historic building and the volunteers provided all the information we needed as we were guided round the rooms and then left to.....  more »
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  • Historical, educational and interesting. Take the cottage tour for the full experience. The garden and grounds are sunny and peaceful and offer views of Parramatta City.
  • Thanks to the interesting, informative and fun approach the guide takes, not just about this specific 'farm' but the area and some of the people and places that formed Sydney's origins, this was a lot better than is should have been, for someone that's not too bothered about history! Definitely worth it.

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