Pioneer Cottage

See how we lived Buderim Historical Societymore than 100 years ago – right here in Buderim. The Pioneer Cottage is an extraordinary, original house and a living piece of local history.

This is an irreplaceable first-hand link to Buderim’s colonial origins, and a must-see place for residents and visitors.The house was built using pit-sawn cedar and beech in 1882 by John K Burnett, one of the
original residents of Buderim.
The main street of Buderim is named after him. 

Pioneer Cottage was donated to the BWMCA by Sybil Vise and is cared for by a BWMCA Affiliate the Buderim Historical Society.  The Pioneer Cottage serves as the Buderim Museum.

The Pioneer Cottage is listed by the National Trust and National Estate
Register. Visitors can see rooms furnished in period decor and view the
displays of historic Buderim memorabilia.

The Pioneer Cottage is located at
5 Ballinger Crescent, Buderim
Open: Monday to Saturday 11am-3pm
Entry fee: Adults $5.00, Children $1.00

Group tours available by appointment

Phone: 07 5450 1966