Carss Cottage Museum

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Carss Cottage is a sandstone cottage built in 1865 for William Carss and family. It is the oldest building still standing in the Kogarah area and houses a Museum focusing on local history, run by Kogarah Historical Society. Changing displays range from famous local artists to the history of theatrical groups from the region and lifestyles of the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

Open every Sunday afternoon and at other times by request for tour groups. Tours include a talk, tour of Museum and optional guided walk around Carss Park. Mondays at the Museum is a bi-monthly event open to all. Check their website for the full program of events.


Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Disabled access available History & Heritage International Museums Australia Museums Galleries Australia National Trust Visitor Information Centre Wheelchair access


From AU$2.00

Children 50 cents, under school age free.

Tours of Cottage with talk, walk and inspection cost AUD5 and must be booked.

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