14Buildings & Places

The Restored Historical Home

Ceramic House

Year Built1919
Date15-10-2022 and 16-10-2022
Opening Hours10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Photography PermittedYes
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Bischof Pioneer Park, 48 Nerang Street, Nerang,

Drop ins welcome anytime. Guided tours starting 10am, 11am, 1pm, and 2pm. Approx. 30 mins duration. Bookings not required.

Historic Ceramic House exemplifies early 20th century development in Nerang. Homes built in the Queenslander style become increasingly rare as development transforms rural areas into suburban environments.

Relocated to make way for the M1 motorway, the house was shifted to Bischof Pioneer Park and sympathetically restored by members of the Nerang Community Association. It continues to demonstrate the principal characteristics of an early timber and iron domestic dwelling.

Ceramic House is a much-valued visitor information centre, museum and community building and is treasured by those who knew the family of Ekin Veivers who built it, local school children, and the wider Nerang and Gold Coast communities.

Further information:

  • Devonshire tea available for purchase.
  • Photography permitted.
  • This is an accessible venue.

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