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Must do hidden gem!

Go back in time to learn about a local family's history of how Port Macquarie was developed. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Historical and informative

Very enjoyable tour of the house. The tour guides were very informative and knew a lot of history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Toni S
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“flynn family”(33 reviews)
“old house”(16 reviews)
Macquarie Nature Reserve | Roto Place, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
+61 2 6588 5555
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All reviews flynn family gold coin donation old house koala hospital historical house wonderful history great historical place local history right next door family history volunteer guides piece of history their lives lovely volunteers staff were very helpful small donation worth a visit
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go back in time to learn about a local family's history of how Port Macquarie was developed. The story will make you laugh & cry. I fell in love with this home & all it's history. I felt so at home here! Don't miss seeing...More

Thank bombergirlcorinne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very enjoyable tour of the house. The tour guides were very informative and knew a lot of history about the Flynn family. Lovely heritage home which has been maintained to a high standard

Thank Toni S
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This house is along side the Koala Hospital and well worth a visit. Again, no cost to enter, just a box to collect any gold coins. It's a lovely old home, quite large, and the furniture and art worth are worth a look.

Thank Jenn P
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely heritage property with great information regarding the family and a historical look at their lives. House has been beautifully restored. On site with the koala hospital.

Thank Dorothy T
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We were lucky to have a personal tour of the house from an american lady volunteer who was very knowledgable of its history.

Thank david m
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Well looked after to keep the history alive.....went back to 1890s for some time.....free entry...friendly staff....interesting historical information....can visit next door Koala hospital as well.....

1  Thank Luther07
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Beautifully restored colonial house which provides an insight into how some Australian early settlers lived, convicts excluded. The volunteer guides are more than happy to share their time and knowledge with all visitors. Make sure you also visit the koala hospital just at the rear...More

1  Thank Grant T
Reviewed 5 August 2018

For a non-compulsory gold coin donation, this is a great value-for-money walk through local Victorian era history. Photographs, documents and memorabilia add the personal touch that allows a glimpse into the encountered extremes, lifestyles and sacrifices of our pioneering ancestors. Volunteer guides share a wealth...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 15 July 2018

Roto house has been very well managed and looked after takes you back to 1900's. The house contains lots of historic memorabilia. My personal favourite part was the 7 fireplace i think we counted... Way to keep things nice an toasty. Added bonus is there...More

Thank Cassie V
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Beautiful house, very well kept and stunning location. Take the guided tour and be immersed in charming past times, costumes and old time stories.

Thank Gabriela M
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Response from Jodie S | Reviewed this property |
I can't give you any specific info but I'm sure there will be basic information on the website. You could even ring them, the staff were amazing. Maybe have some questions prepared and give them a call. At the very least... More