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Allport Library and Museum of Fine Arts

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91 Murray St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6233 7484
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Regular talks and exhibitions

The helpful staff alerted me to their regular free talks and put me on to Eventbrite for free... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Jen M
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Hobart, Australia
memory lane

It is my local library but enjoy the Allport museum show casing Hobart past. The displays change... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
W3557OOpatrickc
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Hobart, Australia
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91 Murray St, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6233 7484
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

The helpful staff alerted me to their regular free talks and put me on to Eventbrite for free tickets. I heard a variety of artists talk about their work in Re(v)Ference, a wonderful exhibition still on there.

Thank Jen M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It is my local library but enjoy the Allport museum show casing Hobart past. The displays change regularly so it is a good excuse to wander in and wonder whats on.

Thank W3557OOpatrickc
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great day spent looking around be sure to take so bread to drop and find your way out. There are many floors much to see so many displays and even some have narratives. They even have free wifi. Make sure you make enough time when...More

Thank Luka L
Reviewed 16 January 2017

It would be easy to miss this gem in the public library but it is definitely worth a visit. The collection is that of a lawyer and his family and left to the state. The art, porcelain, furniture collected over his lifetime are wonderfully displayed...More

Thank Kirkcaldylad
Reviewed 6 September 2016

A gorgeous if smallish museum tucked away on the ground floor of the Hobart Library. Rooms set up as from the Allports' House a lot of detail and attention paid. The family library was wonderful to look at. A very interesting temporary modern art exhibition...More

Thank gilolah
Reviewed 31 August 2016

With a few hours to spare one day, my friend and I decided to go inside for a look and what a surprise it was. I could have stayed there for hours. There's so much detail and care in the way it's set out. Incredible...More

Thank margaret g
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Little museum with "rooms" displaying antiquities from the Allport family dating back to 1700s. Full of charm. Free admission.

Thank Linsey W
Reviewed 20 June 2016

We had heard a lot about MONA but had never had the time to get there. The ferry was good, the trip smooth and MONA itself was simply amazing. Floor after floor of beautiful presentations and attractions. Would highly recommend both the ferry trip over...More

1  Thank GruntaNZ
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Tucked away on the ground floor of the main Hobart Library, many locals would never even know this exists. Wonderful permanent exhibits, in this small museum, and also very good temporary exhibitions, so worth visiting regularly

Thank Marguerite B
Reviewed 30 April 2016

..... or, at least, for those with a more mature taste, or an interest in colonial history! This museum, though almost hidden away in the State Library is, without doubt for me, one of Hobart's highlights, and more than worth at least a couple of...More

Thank geoffriddiford
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