Joe Lyons Cottage, Stanley
Joe Lyons Cottage Reviews
Who knew? The birth place of Australian prime minister Joseph Lyons. Yet another tick for Stanley. And the house is on the main street and as beautifully preserved as all the others. Stanley is full o... more »
This small and historic house is beautifully maintained and provides an excellent insight into life as it was in the 19th and early 20th century as well as interesting information about one of Austral... more »
I didn't have high expectations, but was very pleasantly surprised by how much I enjoyed visiting the cottage where Joe Lyons was born. What really made the difference for me was the wealth of information on display about Joe Lyons, his very humble early life, and his steady progress up through the ranks of political life to become Prime Minister. Joe Lyons'family has generously donated materials and information which I had not seen on a prior visit to Home Hill (the Lyons family home in Devonport). Information is well laid out for visitors and the volunteers are very friendly.
Interesting cottage that has been restored to its original state with plenty of old photographs and furniture. Opened by friendly and knowledgeable local volunteers.
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