Settlement on the site commenced in about 1838. Present-day Mugga Mugga is set on seventeen hectares of grazing land, its centerpiece is a simple cottage built for the head shepherd of Duntroon in the 1870s.
Saturday 16 November › 2.00 – 3.30pm
Pip Giovanelli, Heritage Consultant & Sessional Lecturer at University of Canberra, will lead a guided
tour exploring the cottage and its immediate surrounds. Pip will discuss why Mugga- Mugga is historically significant; his experience with the conservation of the cottage; and how to read and analyse
the building fabric.
Cost: Normal admission
Bookings essential: 6235 5677, by Wednesday 12 November
Thursday 9 October › 10.00am – 1.00pm
A delightful program that focuses on the landscape andenvironment of Mugga-Mugga. Discover the
native plantsthat grow on the site and the exotic trees and flowers thatthe Curleys planted to make
their garden. Tour the cottagethen collect plant samples and create your own collage usingnatural materials and papers.
Morning Tea provided but please bring your own lunch and a drink.
For: children aged 5–9 years
Cost: $20, pre-payment required to confirm your booking
Bookings: 6235 5677, by Thursday 2 October
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