Schwerkolt Cottage is a historic museum complex surrounded by 2.25 hectares of bushland.
Established in 1884, the historical buildings, walking tracks, cottage garden, barbecue area and family playground are the perfect place to explore early colonial history in Whitehorse. The cottage adjoins the Yarran Dheran bushland park in the heart of Mitcham and is open Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays (excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day).
You can find out more about local history in Whitehorse at the annual Heritage Week events held in September. You can also keep up to date by following us on Facebook.
|Whitehorse has a rich artistic legacy and a broad offering of programs across arts and culture. Now you can access all our programs, under a new banner: Creative Whitehorse.
Visit the Creative Whitehorse website to explore more.
Address: Deep Creek Road, Mitcham
Discover Whitehorse Heritage and Artists' Trails
Explore the rich culture and heritage of Whitehorse in an interactive map showcasing our artistic heritage and local history including the iconic Schwerkolt Cottage.