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We had come up to Yass for the weekend with special intentions to see the place. When we arrived at 2.30pm, the woman in charge for the day came to inform us that she had just shut up the cottage. We queried that the venue...More
This is the homestead of Hamilton Hume which has an amazing history sadly all of the furnishings have disappeared over time, which is a shame. The tour guide is a wealth of information and is very knowledgeable. Well worth the time to visit.
The National Trust acquired this property by donation and have done a splendid job restoring it. The house underwent several additions in the time of its most famous owner, explorer Hamilton Hume. These are all carefully explained by the guide. In particular it is interesting...More
This was a very interesting cottage that used to be owned by one of our great explorers- Hamilton Hume. The house was very different in the way it had been extended. The volunteer guides were very friendly and informative. A must see for history buffs...More
Really enjoyed the visit to the charming old historic homestead with it's memories of yesteryear. Old furniture, a delightful little cottage garden and a fabulous view across the paddocks and the Yass River round out a lovely visit.
We arrived just as the lady was locking up as it had been very quiet. She was pleasant enough as she walked around unlocking and opening various rooms and shutters. As others have said more money needs to be spent on it ... in fact...More
Our visit to Cooma Cottage today will be remembered for a long time to come. Hamilton Hume, a prominent Australian explorer with many expeditions to his name, lived out his days here. He had such an interesting life that you could literally hear about it...More