McCrae Homestead and Galleries
Built by Andrew and Georgiana McCrae in 1844, McCrae Homestead is one of Victoria's oldest homesteads and is a physical reminder of the early pioneering life, using locally available materials and primitive construction techniques.
Georgiana was an accomplished artist, musician and diarist. Her beautiful sketches are housed in the gallery beside the original homestead which contains the rare collection of 19th Century family heirlooms and artworks.
The Visions of Port Phillip Exhibition in the Burrell Twycross Gallery
The new McCrae Homestead Visitor Centre houses two exciting new galleries that showcase the history of the Mornington Peninsula.
The new McCrae Gallery tells the story of Georgiana McCrae and her family. It contains original sketches and drawings by Georgiana McCrae, artefacts and costumes about the early settlers lives and Georgiana's extraordinary life story.
The new Burrell Twycross Gallery tells the story of the Burrell family who lived at the Arthurs Seat cottage for seventy years. The Gallery contains video presentations, original artefacts and furnishings.
The "Visions of Port Phillip' exhibition displays many outstanding photographs by John Twycross of Port Phillip Bay and the Mornington Peninsula in the early 20th Century.
The new McCrae Gallery contains original sketches from Georgiana McCrae
❊ What's On ❊
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ 11 Beverley Road, McCrae | Map
✆ 5981 2866
❊ Web Links ❊
→ McCrae Homestead and Galleries
❊ Also See... ❊
→ National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
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