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Narryna Heritage Museum

103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2791
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Unfortunately closed for renovation

We were hoping to see this place but unfortunately it is closed for renovations. It is an easy walk... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2017
Tony W
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Melbourne, Australia
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Dark Mofo

In great part of Hobart. Battery Point. Just a walk up the hill from Salamanca Place. The museum... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
Gabrielle O
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Narryna House & Garden offers a delightful retreat from the modern world. Step back into a 19th century, enjoy the old fashioned charm and take in the lovely spring garden. Why not bring a picnic? Australia's first folk museum (opened 1957) offers an array of collections including Huon pine furniture, portraits, domestic tools and equipment and costumes, Markree is one hundred years on (Arts & Craft movement)and only 200 metres down the road!! Check both houses out for $16!! What a bargain.
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  • Very good38%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“battery point” (19 reviews)
“captain haig” (3 reviews)
“hampden road” (4 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6234 2791
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to see this place but unfortunately it is closed for renovations. It is an easy walk from the Salamanca area so will be an easy revisit during our next holiday in Hobart.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

In great part of Hobart. Battery Point. Just a walk up the hill from Salamanca Place. The museum is part of the Dark Mofo and manned by volunteers it is Well documented history and just near Jackman's cafe. We had accomodation just round the corner....More

Thank Gabrielle O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are walking around battery point. Large home of Australian colonial architecture nice to see how people lived back then. A bit of a sad story how he lost every thing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Like her sister-property Runnymede, Narryna is very well presented and look after by people who really love the property and its history. The afternoon tea was lovely, along with the presentation of historical art works and current watercolour artists.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went with a group. A talk was held first on the history of the home, including the wallpaper that has been replaced wth what would have been there originally. Rooms are beautifully decorated. Well worth a visit if in Battery Point area or Hobart.

Thank LucystellaAustralia
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Another colonial home which offers a good insight into our past. Lots to see and read about. Make sure to go into the back courtyard.

Thank Hammo_12
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

In hindsight perhaps a guided tour would have been better. We did try and dad the guide when going around but a personal viewpoint might have been easier. It felt more like a museum than markree house did but there was a lot of things...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Really interesting place, well worth a visit. The guide on duty when we were there was lovely and helpful and knowledgeable.

Thank Vagabundofeliz
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This house encapsulates lots of interesting history, the lives of the people and times, the architecture, the servants quarters etc. We were made very welcome and informed of the significant events. Good value for $10 or $8 with a concession.

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This well maintained house was the residence of a wealthy merchant and captain of a whaling ship in the 1830s. Captain Andrew Haig designed his house to be practical yet fancy for the day and the culture. The inside of the house is maintained with...More

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