Cadmans Cottage

Built in 1816, Cadmans Cottage is one of only a handful of Sydney buildings that remain from the first 30 years of the colony. Over the years this sandstone cottage has been a water transport headquarters, a sailors' home and a water police station, among other things. It used to be beside the water, but since the construction of Circular Quay the harbour has 'moved' 100 metres away.

From March 2013 the booking and information centre at Cadmans Cottage will not be available.

Nearby events

  1. David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948-2018

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Sunday 03 March 2019 , The Rocks

    David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018 Considered one of the greatest photographers of our time, David Goldblatt is regarded for his compelling observations of South Africa during the rise and dismantling of apartheid. By turning his focus…

    21 Oct - 03 Mar
  2. Night photography class: The Rocks

    Sunday 21 October 2018 to Friday 29 April 2022 , The Rocks

    Enjoy a hands-on learning experience in the beautiful area of The Rocks and its surrounds. If you have a DSLR or hybrid camera that allows for manual control of your camera then this is the perfect course for you. You'll get to shoot Sydne…

    21 Oct - 29 Apr