Granny Scholz, the mid-wife who delivered "The greatest batsman in the world" Sir Donald Bradman on 27 August 1908, operated a small private hospital in the front room of the building at 89 Adams Street.
The birthplace has been restored by Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council. Sir Donald Bradman is an Australian sporting hero and his achievements on the cricket field from 1928 to 1948 are still among the world's best. He's the only Australian ever knighted for services to cricket.
Unique to Cootamundra, the Captains Walk features 42 bronze sculptures of Australian Test Cricket Captains, along with Unaarrimim the leading Aboriginal player in the first Australian cricket team to tour England in 1868.
Cootamundra has strong connections with two Australian test cricket captains, being the birthplace of Sir Donald Bradman and a former home of Bill Murdoch. Their careers led to a special interest in cricket among the people of Cootamundra, which still prevails, with Cootamundra boasting nine cricket ovals with three turf wickets.
Pioneer Park is a nature reserve for all Public to enjoy. A walk to the top of hill has lookouts over the township of Cootamundra & beyond.
The collection relates to Cootamundra and district with the permanent object collection being displayed here. The main collection is enriched by 14 individual rooms dedicated to themes such as the history of the Cootamundra Aboriginal Girls Training Home; Cootamundra at War; the Railway Barracks; Horse and Harness; Home and Hearth and displays about transport history, the RAAF and aviation.
Cootamundra is a town in the South West Slopes region of New South Wales and within the Riverina. It is within the Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council. It is located on the Olympic Highway at the point where it crosses the Muttama Creek, between Junee and Cowra. Although it is bypassed by the Hume Highway, its railway station is on the Main Southern line, part of the Melbourne-to-Sydney line.
There is a vast variety of attractions to be seen in Cootamundra and the surrounding townships, we have only listed a few on this page, if you would like to see more follow this link