We welcome School groups to Nutcote, introducing students to the works of May Gibbs and foster a love of Australian art and literature. Please contact us to book.

Home to the Gumnut Babies - Stages 1/2/3

Students will learn about the famous Australian writer and illustrator, May Gibbs who lived and worked in Neutral Bay, Sydney during the 20's. Students will be guided through her house and garderns as well as encouraged to engage with their own stories through writing and drawing. Each excursion is catered to the year group and their stage. 

Duration: 2 hours 

Contact: admin[at]maygibbs[dot]com[dot]au 

Key excursion themes: 

- May Gibbs and her impact on Australia 

- Aspects of the past that are still visible today 

- How life has changed since the 1920's 

- Story writing and storytelling

Students will: 

- Be guided through the historical house of May Gibbs and experience history first hand 

- Understand and compare Sydney in the 1920's with their own lives 

- Create their own stories 

- Explore the impact May Gibbs had on Australian identity 


We have provided downloadable PDF documents for printing to allow Teachers to have guidence before and during the visit to our premises. 

Teacher guides:

Kindergarten to Year 2 

Year 3 & Year 4

Year 5 & Year 6


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Visit Us

5 Wallaringa Avenue, Kurraba Point , Neutral Bay NSW 2089

Wednesday-Sunday 11am - 3pm

Last entry to the Museum is at 2:30pm CLOSED PUBLIC HOLIDAYS

Entry charges

Adult  $12.50

Concession  $11.50

Children (under 14)  $6




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