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Cadmans Cottage, Sydney

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Admire Sydney's oldest surviving residential building, Cadmans Cottage. Built in 1816 along the shore of The Rocks historic area, the cottage originally housed coxswains of government boats. It takes its name from its last coxswain resident, John Cadman, the superintendent of boats who lived there with his family from 1827 until 1845. Today, the Sydney Harbour National Parks Information Centre resides in the cottage. Make Cadmans Cottage a centerpiece of your Sydney vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Sydney travel itinerary maker.
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  • One of the oldest houses in Sydney, it bears testimony to the development that has taken place in the city since its founding in late 18th century. This house was built like 30 years after the first w...  read more »
  • It is on the national historic register as the oldest standing house in Sydney. Built and named for John Cadman, and later used as a sailors house, it is now just there for the looking. There is a mus...  read more »
  • Cadman's Cottage is the oldest surviving residential building in Australia and is exactly 200 years old. Nothing to see really apart from a refurbished and well maintained exterior and within walking ...  read more »
  • Such a nice piece of history, very patriotic to visit here
  • Beautiful piece of history. Very well maintained.
  • Another historically important place. Well maintained. Nice experience to visit this place.
  • Not outstanding by any means, but still pretty cool!
  • Good
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