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.
Wed 7: 10am-2pm (5 to 12 years)
Rosemary – delicious in cooking, supposed to improve memory and a fragrant symbol
of remembrance. Come to Mugga-Mugga to commemorate the hundredth anniversary
year of ANZAC. Take a cutting from the Curley family rosemary bush to pot up and take home;
then test yourself with some fun memory games.
$20 (ACT M&G members $15), payment by Wed 30 September
at Eventbrite: muggaschoolholidayprogram.eventbrite.com.au
A delicious rosemary inspired snack will be served but please bring
your own lunch and a drink; closed-toe shoes and outdoor clothing required.
Sat 7 and Sun 8 November: 1.00–4.00pm
Celebrate the birthday of Sylvia Curley OAM on 8 November 1898 with a visit to Mugga-Mugga.
Learn about Sylvia Curley’s life as a nurse, business owner and heritage campaigner
who donated her family home as an historical and educational resource to the
people of Canberra.
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