Henry Kendall Cottage and Historical Museum

IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO VISITORS
In the interest of public health and safety and as a precaution Henry Kendall Cottage and Historical Museum, along with many other cultural institutions in Australia, will be temporarily closed until further notice.
The health and well-being of our visitors, members and volunteers is of paramount importance to the Museum.
Brisbane Water Historical Society can still be contacted by telephone email and Facebook Message.

Is owned and maintained by Brisbane Water Historical Society Inc.



The Cottage

The cottage was built by Peter Fagan, using convict labour, between 1836-1840. His family kept ownership of the property until 1921 where it was purchased by Colonel Garnet Adcock.
Poet Henry Kendall called the cottage home for the years 1873 to 1874.


The Museum

The historical museum was opened in 1983. It currently contains a wide variety of memorabilia from the past.
Each season a new special Exhibition is on display.


The Grounds

Set on two and a half acres, the grounds offer peaceful surroundings and a place to relax.
There are various sheds containing industry equipment and farm machinery of the past.
Picnic tables and an electric barbecue occupy a pleasant picnic area with parking available onsite.


Visit Us

Visit Us
We are open Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 to 3. As well as most public holidays.

Exhibitions

Exhibitions
New Exhibitions every season

Education

Education
We offer a lot of educational material to teachers and students alike.
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