Nutcote is the beautiful harbourside home of May Gibbs (1877-1969), Australia’s foremost children’s author and illustrator and best known today for her iconic story The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie. Located in Sydney’s Neutral Bay and now a house museum surrounded by delightful gardens, May Gibbs’ Nutcote is an enchanting venue to be enjoyed by everyone, all year round. Our garden is available for hire for weddings, children’s parties and other special occasions.

Opening Hours



Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Friday: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 3:00pm
Sunday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Click here for information on planning your visit.

Admission Fees

Adults: $10
Concessions: $6
Children: $4 (Age 5 and over)
Family: $20 (2 adults and up to 2 children aged between 5-16 years)

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