Lyons Cottage was Darwin's first stone house, built in 1925 to house engineers of the British Australian Telegraph Company working on the Australia - UK submarine telegraph cable. Today it is home to Aboriginal Bush Traders who sell indigenous wares.
74 Esplanade, Darwin NT 0800, Australia
+61 488 329 933
Lyons Cottage and Nearby Attractions on Map
Darwin Entertainment Centre(0.6 km)
The Darwin Entertainment Centre hosts concerts and theatre performances.
Liberty Square(0.6 km)
Liberty Square commemorates the Darwin Rebellion of 17 December 1918 in which about 1000 demonstrators marched to the Government House demanding the resignation of the Administrator of the Northern Territory over unemployment, taxation and political representation.
George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens(2.2 km)
The George Brown Darwin Botanic Gardens have 42 hectares of gardens with north Australian and tropical flora, including mangroves, cycads, boabs, estuarine plants, and indigenous plants used by Aborigines.
Government House Darwin(0.6 km)
The Victorian-Gothic Government House, also known as The House of Seven Gables, is the office and residence of the Administrator of the Northern Territory.
MV Neptuna(1.3 km)
The wreckage of the MV Neptuna, a cargo vessel that was downed during World War II, lies in the Darwin harbour.
Mindil Beach(2.4 km)
The Mindil Beach Sunset Market sets up shop on Thursdays and Sundays from May to October.
SS Zealandia(2.4 km)
SS Zealandia was an Australian troopship that served in both the World Wars, and sank off the coast of Darwin in 1942.
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