The Rocks Puppet Cottage is for any lover of puppets, theatre, performance, and traditional handcrafted children’s toys. Don’t fall into the trap of believing this venue is just for the children though, because adults alike will be enthralled by the fine craftsmanship that goes into creating these masterpieces, and also the magic that they create through performance.
The Rocks Puppet Cottage, is located in The Rocks, Sydney, a location that is often described as being an ‘outdoor museum’. This is the ‘old’ part of Sydney, where traditional values and art are appreciated and the history of Australian and its culture lives on. While you are here you can visit other similar specialty shops, attractions and historical landmarks.
The Rocks Puppet Cottage manufactures, sells and also offers performances with traditional puppets. They are handcrafted, have fine detail, and are available in various styles and forms. Some of the puppets range in price, up to $1000, however you can easily pick a more affordable one up for less than $30.
During school holidays and weekend, all throughout the year, The Rocks Puppet Cottage offers performances that feature puppets for the general public. They are engaging and enigmatic, and are a delight for both the young and old. These performances are held for 30min, and are repeated 3 times each day.
The Rocks is extremely easy to get to, however parking may be a problem. Catch any bus along George Street, or alight at Wynyard bus or train stations for a quick stroll. You also have the option of catching a ferry to Circular Quay and walking around the waterfront, until you reach The Rocks area.