Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex

Schwerkolt Cottage and Museum Complex

The Nunawading and District Historical Society Inc. maintains a furnished cottage (c1885) built from local stone, a barn, wine cellar, blacksmith's shop, smokehouse, a museum and an orchard and domestic machine area.

Address: 
Deep Creek Road, Mitcham, VIC
Tel: 
0398734946
Hours: 
Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 2pm - 5pm. Groups by appointment.
Admission: 
Adults $2.50, children $1.65 (up to four children free if accompanied by an adult)
Facilities: 
Wheelchair access, brochure available, toilets, car and bus parking, picnic and BBQ area, research facilities, newsletter.
Collection: 
About 3,000 artifacts including costumes, lace, handicrafts, tiles and clay products, orchard farming implements, toys, blacksmith's forge and tools, antique furniture and domestic equipment. There are also 3,000 photographs and more than 3,500 documents, books and maps.
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