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Mugga-Mugga

Mugga-Mugga Cottage is set in rural surroundings but is only minutes from the city centre.
The historic cottage stands as a testament to the lives of the families who worked on one
of the Limestone Plains’ great pastoral estates.

8 Narrabundah Lane
Symonston ACT
Tel: 6235 5677

Group bookings are essential.
Please contact the Booking Officer: (02) 6207 9943 or fax a completed
School Booking Enquiry Form to: (02) 6207 5010
Cost: $6.50 per student $9 per students for a double program
Teachers and supervisors are free of charge

What's On

Artefact Chat

Artefact Chat


Can artefacts tell stories? Explore the past with your ears by listening to oral histories, become artefact detectives using primary sources, and craft your own scrapbook page inspired by the place you visit...

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Country Life

Country Life


Discover what life was like for early European settlers before such modern amenities as running water and electric lighting. Tour the shepherd’s cottage and haul water from the well...

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At the Garden Gate

At the Garden Gate


A delightful program that focuses on the landscape and environment of Mugga-Mugga. Discover the native plants that grow on the site and the exotic trees and flowers that the Curleys planted to make their garden. Tour the cottage then collect plant samples and create your own collage using natural materials and papers...

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City and Country

City and Country


Why not make it a day and visit both Calthorpes’ House and Mugga-Mugga Cottage. A visit to both properties will illustrate the differences in the daily lives of two families, one which enjoyed the luxuries of all the ‘mod cons’ and one which still lived a simple, rural life...

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Transport and Parking

The entrance to Mugga-Mugga is off Narrabundah Lane. Once you are through the gate, follow the dirt road around to the parking area, which is adjacent to the Education Centre. Cars will need to park inside the enclosed parking area. Buses can drop students off before the cattle grid entrance to the parking area. Please note that there is no pedestrian access across the cattle grid. Pedestrian access is via the adjacent gate only.

Map: Calthorpes to Mugga

Group bookings essential.


Please contact the Bookings Officer: (02) 6207 9943 or fax a completed
School Booking Enquiry Form to: (02) 6207 2177
Cost: $6.50 per student $9 per student for a double program
Teachers and supervisors are free of charge



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Snakes
At the Garden Gate
Country Life

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Booking Enquiry Form
Evaluation Form

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