Luhrs Cottage Museum: Original German Settlers Home

Luhrs Cottage Museum (Luhrs Cottage Museum)

Luhrs Cottage, a c. 1850 pug and straw dwelling, was built by JH Luhrs, the first teacher in Light Pass. Wander through the four-roomed cottage, restored in 1984 by a group of local residents, and view the display of historical German artefacts. Behind the cottage is a kitchen which has brick bake oven. This building, now known as the Schoolroom, showcases a large display of German books and teaching aids, German bibles, toys and baptism certificates. In the cellar you will find butter making equipment along with a Wurst machine.

Bookings essential by phone/email.

Event Details

Venue information

  • Bookings required

Event type

Guided tour/Self-guided tour

Dates and times

Every Thu in May, 10am (approx. 30 mins)


Luhrs Cottage Museum, 407 Light Pass Rd, Light Pass


Per Person: $5.00


Bookings essential by phone/email.


Rhoda Schiller
8562 2585
darlenecooper [at]

Event capacity


Accessibility information

Access for wheelchairs is restrictive inside the cottage: cellar steps are steep