‘Boronia‘, the Willoughby Museum is located at 58 Johnson Street, Chatswood.’Boronia’ is a modest cottage that is representative of the Federation era. The cottage is also the headquarters of the Willoughby District Historical Society. (WDHS)
The property was bequeathed to the Society in 1988 by Sonya Kirkham, a WDHS member who was tragically killed in a car accident in 1988. It lies within the South Willoughby Conservation Area, one of 12 in Willoughby City that have been established to protect Willoughby’s heritage and make sure that new development does not detract from the streetscape, landscape and character of the city.