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Pioneer Cottage Buderim

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The House that John built

Pioneer Cottage is heritage listed and even though it's called a cottage, it is actually a fairly... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Elaine D
Buderim, Australia
History of Buderim

This quaint old house on Buderim manned by a lovely group of community minded volunteers (Buderim... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2018
Cairns, Australia
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5 Ballinger Cres, Buderim, Queensland 4556, Australia
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Reviewed 19 June 2018

Pioneer Cottage is heritage listed and even though it's called a cottage, it is actually a fairly substantial home. The Burnett family — John, his wife and eight children plus an elderly father — all lived in this beautifully preserved home from 1882. Many of...More

1  Thank Elaine D
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This quaint old house on Buderim manned by a lovely group of community minded volunteers (Buderim Historical Society) is well worth a visit if you are in Buderim. For you Sunshine Coast locals like me who had never been, get there immediately! I love Buderim...More

1  Thank WorldTravla7
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Having explored the Pioneer Cottage Buderim I found it to be a wonderful experience Especially for children as well as adults. Just amazing to see how different times were and how much work went into every day living. A much more family oriented life style...More

1  Thank Keasty1121
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The cottage is very wel kept and gives that wow factor when you enter. You can easily imagine the lives of the people who called it home. The volunteers are very friendly and seem passionate about their role as guardians of the cottage and it's...More

2  Thank gilld969
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Interesting and worth a short visit if you are interested in Buderim's history. You could fill in an hour here I guess.

5  Thank ric2828
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Lovely little cottage gem with a great information sheet developed by volunteers that is historically accurate and very interesting. Worth the few dollars to have an enjoyable step back in time. Will take 30 min and may be a little interesting gem in your day.

4  Thank Kizza M
Reviewed 19 October 2016

volunteers man the facility and do a good job.they are helpful and obliging displays are set out well with informative captions be aware that this is a rather small facility so that visitors cannot expect it to be equivalent to a large museum or such

3  Thank Bernie T
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Have been associated with the Pioneer Cottage committee for a long time. They maintain and previewing.orth the sent this very valuable part of Buderim;s history to the public well worth the viewing. One of the best preservation and presentation of the early history of a...More

4  Thank mackenzie5
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A 1882 Cottage containing several rooms. Every room is fuill of history of Buderim and is all nicely displayed with plenty of helpful notes. If you have family ancestry from Buderim make sure you visit this Pioneer Cottage as it contains a very large collection...More

3  Thank AytonWellington
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great heritage Queenslander in the centre of town. The volunteer's are very passionate about the recording the history of the area.

4  Thank Dan O
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