The Hitchen House Military Museum

Small on the outside, Big on the inside. 


This museum is unique in that it is a private collection housed in an historic cottage, the home of Bill Hitchen, the originator of the Coo-ee March of 1915.


Birthplace of the WW1 Recruitment Marches

Featuring the original Coo-ee March of 1915


Feature memorabilia and artefacts from the Boer War, WW1, WW11 and Vietnam, The Coo –ee, Kookaburra, Dungaree and Boomerang March Re-enactments.

Thousands of items

See the original kitchen with kitchenalia from pre-1900s through to the 1940s. Also items from our pioneer past.


Opening Times

Open most days by request or appointments

School groups and coaches most welcome

$5 per adult
$2 children under 16