Cossit House Museum, Sydney

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  • The Cossit House has been restored to how it would have been when it was first built with no electric lighting. The guide was knowledgable and interesting.  more »
  • Built in 1787 this home belonged to Reverend Ranna and Thankful Cossit plus their six children. For CDN$2.00 you’ll learn about the family and the way of life in the 18th century. The friendly staff a...  more »
  • This house, full of period furnishings and local artifacts, is a treat to visit because the docents, husband and wife, dress and act the part. They will keep you laughing with their tales from the pas...  more »
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  • $2 per person and you get choice of guided or self guided with a sheet of paper describing each room. Two women in period costume are there to guide you if you like. Interesting little house that highlights what was considered normal back then. The poor woman of the house had 13 children and died in childbirth at the age of 46!!! It's great they could preserve some of the old tools, books, clothing, etc and you get a sense of life back then. Short walk over after visiting the giant fiddle.
  • Would not honour rate posted on website of $5 for a family. If rates changed, should change website or honour the rate when people quote it! Not impressed.
  • Best historic story. Don't miss this place
  • Docents gave a great tour in costume and in character.
  • Love it.
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