In Mitcham you will find an original pioneer’s stone cottage built in 1988 by a German migrant, one of the first settlers in Melbourne’s East.
It is one of the last stone cottages that can be found in Melbourne. The museum exhibits agricultural machinery and other tools to showcase life in 1800’s in Victoria.
The cottage is surrounded by parklands and bordered by Mullum Mullum creek. On the grounds there is a barn, wine cellar, smokehouse, playground and barbecue facilities.
Deep Creek Road, Mitcham
Melbourne, Victoria 3132
Open Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 2-5pm.
Who should go?
The cottage is a good destination for people interested in life in Australia in the 19th century.
How to get there
If travelling from Melbourne CBD board the train towards Lilydale on platform 4. Get off at Mitcham Railway Station and the Cottage is a 15 minute walk from the station.
Look below for a list of events and activities happening around the Schwerkolt Cottage.
Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex - Open / Closed
- SUN open
- MON open
- TUE open
- WED open
- THU open
- FRI open
- SAT open
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