Built in 1857 the house is a testament to traditional Wadandi knowledge and settler ingenuity. It is a place where these two histories are interwoven. Each of the rooms of the house provides a snapshot of life in the Margaret River region long before it was renowned for its wine, food and surfing.

Meet some of those who have called this place home and delve into their stories through the photographs, diaries and letters on display. Children can explore the house, play one of the specially designed Ellensbook board games and follow clues to discover more about the children who lived here too.