Cadman's Cottage, Sydney

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Admire Sydney's oldest surviving residential building, Cadman's 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. Put Cadman's Cottage into our Sydney itinerary builder tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Live the 5.99 deal at this place. Good fresh breakfast and love the authentic breakfast bagels of many varieties  more »
  • Came with high hopes, I've always loved the mighty Cadman! Was very disappointed when i was told after arrival that Cadman has flown north for the Summer. All's well that ends well though! So back int...  more »
  • This is a historical house. John Cadman was the last of the superintendent of boats. Moreover, he served the longest time in his career. This was his home! It was built in 1816. John was dedicated to ...  more »
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  • One of the first buildings in Sydney. The maps of early Sydney harbour are well worth a visit.
  • Did a walk past on a day out. Quaint little building with an interesting historical aspect.
  • A part of Sydney history which must be preserved.
  • Important part of the history of Sydney and the harbour. Be there at 18:00 for the start of the rocks free tour offered by I'm free guides!
  • Another historically important place. Well maintained. Nice experience to visit this place.

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