Patrick Taylor Cottage Folk Museum

Patrick Taylor Cottage Folk Museum

This eleven room wattle and daub cottage built circa 1832 consists of an entry, box room, parlour, nursery, bedroom, dining room, family room, sewing room, kitchen, laundry and side verandah. Appropriate artefacts covering several eras are in the various rooms, with display cases in every room. Set in a neat garden surrounds

Address: 
Duke Street, Albany, WA
Tel: 
0898416374
Hours: 
Monday - Sunday 1:00pm - 4.30pm. Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday.
Admission: 
Adults $4.00, Child $2.50, Concession $2.50, Family $12.00. Price includes free entry to our second venue, Old Gaol Museum.
Facilities: 
Guided tours, most rooms have wheelchair access, souvenirs, postcards, historic booklets for sale.
Collection: 
Accessioned photographs number 8,000. Accessioned artworks number 500. There are some 7,000 artifacts of all types.
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Items

Antique Doll

Four Poster Bed with Antique Dolls

Lounge and chair

Parlour suite

Parlour suite
Creator:
Unknown
Description:
Father chair with arm rests, and two person seat. Silk upholstery, turned wood, padded backs and armrests. Belonged to Florence Gleeson.
Date:
c1901
Item Id Number:
1992-119AB

Reupholstered with fawn tapestry 1971.

Grandfather clock

Creator:
Sam Haiden Warham
Description:
214 cm tall, single hand clock. Face pre-industrial era.
Date:
c 1745
Item Id Number:
91-264

In pencil: "Southhampton to Antwerp to Sydney"

Cast iron teapot with lid

Creator:
Made in USA
Description:
Heavy moulded pattern on sides. Black finish to pot and lid.
Item Id Number:
1991-196

Owned by WC Clifton of "The Mount" then handed to Nurse Selina Griffiths, Albany's inaugural Matron.