Reid ACT 2601
2 kms from the city centre
Tel: 02 6249 6839
Fax: 02 6247 5481
Hours: Wed 10am-12noon, Sat, Sun & public hols 2pm-4pm (closed Christmas Day and Good Friday)
St John's Schoolhouse Museum, Canberra's first and only schoolhouse from the 1840s until 1880.
The museum has been restored and consists of the schoolroom and five other rooms which were used as the home for the schoolmaster, Mr. James Abernathy, and his family. The display contains photographs and memorabilia of the school, church and Canberra's early years.