Pioneer Cottage Buderim

How did Buderim people live 100 years ago? Check it out!

Step back in time Buderim style, at The Pioneer Cottage. This amazing original house (now a museum) is located at 5 Ballinger Crescent, Buderim: a piece of living history from the Pioneering Days in Buderim.

The home was built using pit-sawn cedar and beech around 1880 by J.K. Burnett, an influential, original resident of Buderim.

If the name sounds familiar . . . the family name was given to the main street through the Buderim Village, just around the corner.

The Buderim Pioneer Cottage is listed by the National Trust and on the National Heritage Register. The Buderim War Memorial Community Association (BWMCA) owns the property and it is cared for by the volunteers of Buderim Historical Society.

Take a visit and walk through the quaint rooms, furnished in original period decor and marvel at the displays of Buderim historic memorabilia! The Pioneer Cottage will give you a first-hand look into Buderim’s colonial farming origins and a must-see for visitors and residents alike.

Entry is available Monday to Saturday 11am-3pm. Closed Public Holidays and Sundays Group tours available by appointment. A small entry fee applies (Adults $5 Children $1) Contact the Cottage by calling 07 5450 1966.

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Pioneer Cottage Buderim