Centenary Cottage Museum

A variety of Historical delights to experience

About Us

Tenterfield Centenary Cottage Museum consists of the Cottage Museum, General Sir Harry Chauvel Gallery, Petrie Pioneer Cottage and various examples of machinery from a bygone era.

General Sir Harry Chauvel Gallery – Australia’s first General was born at Tabulam Station.  His involvement with the Light Horse and his distinguished Army career is highlighted in the Gallery.  The Gallery was built from a bequest left by his equally well known artist sister Lilian Chauvel. Lilian was one of Australia’s first internationally recognised female artists.  Many of her paintings are also on display in the Gallery.

Petrie Cottage was originally situated at 116 Rouse Street, Tenterfield.   With its two front rooms made of local pitsaw hardwood, sassafras slab and battens with board roof, it reflects a typical workman’s life style of the 1860’s.

Closed Christmas Day and Good Friday. 

Opening Hours

Day Open Close
Monday 09:00 17:00
Tuesday 09:00 17:00
Wednesday CLOSED CLOSED
Thursday CLOSED CLOSED
Friday CLOSED CLOSED
Saturday CLOSED CLOSED
Sunday 11:00 16:00

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