Historic Residence Precinct

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About Historic Residence Precinct

The Historic Residence Precinct on Cockatoo Island offers visitors a rare glimpse into the everyday lives of those who lived and worked on the island during its operational years as a shipbuilding yard and penal establishment. 

This area features several restored residences that have been carefully preserved to reflect their original condition and use.

Best Time/Season to Visit:
This precinct is most enjoyable to visit during the spring and autumn months, when mild weather complements the exploratory experience of walking through historical buildings.

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