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Cadmans Cottage, Sydney

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Historic Site
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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  • Wikipedia tells us that "Cadman's Cottage is the second oldest surviving residential building in Sydney, Australia, having been built in 1816 for the use of the governmental coxswains and their crews"...  more »
  • This former bosun's barrack house is an example of 'English convict' style There is not a lot to see, but if you are in The Rocks, it's worth a quick detour to see this  more »
  • If you look at the art of easy location in the rocks. The international ferry dock in front of the Harbour Bridge climb a very easy way to small, not very noticeable. Well managed and it would be nice to look at to know the origin.
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  • 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.
  • Cool place
  • Not outstanding by any means, but still pretty cool!
  • Well kept cottage , nice place.