Interesting place to learn about both Bass and Flinders. Lots of informative pieces and displays about their trials and tribulations . Has a quaint little cafe for light refreshments .
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Fantasic centre. Well worth the $8 and we had a magnificent free tour guide who explained everything to us thank you Matt for making our day.
Thank you for your review. Our guides are passionate about the history and I am pleased you enjoyed it.
This maritime museum is a bit like the Tardis. It looks tiny on the outside but is enormous inside complete with a life size replica of the Tom Thumb. The displays are well presented and the lay out is easy to follow. There are guides...More
Thanks for your review and liking it to the Tardis. Our challenge is to put up more displays but might need some of Doctor Who's magic.
A small museum with lots of history. The replica Norfolk is really great and the fact you can go on it and see the sleeping quarters is what makes this worth a visit. Reasonably priced with family tickets availablw. Staff are very knowledgable and helpful.
This is an absolute must if you are in George Town. The display of vintage boats is first class and the informative and enthusiastic volunteer staff make this an enjoyable event. Take time to watch the video presentation. To top it off, had the best...More
An informative conducted tour. The replica huon pine Norfolk is worth the visit on its own Thanks to Cas for a lovely time. Part of Tassie history tucked away in the old picture theatre Perhaps Bern Cuthbertson,s role in the Norfolk plus his contribution to...More
Worth the look if you enjoy sailing ships from yesteryear beautifly presented easy access , right in town
Thanks for your review. The sails are an important part of the overall experience so I am pleased you enjoyed them.
You will find "Bass and Flinders" full of history and tressure trove of a time gone by. Locally it is also used for community purpose, a movie theatre etc. A bar and simple but eith love prepared food makes the night with friends memorable.
Thanks for your comments. We try to use the venue for many function besides the museum aspect.
We did this as part of the $40 family George Town pass and got a private tour through - fabulous! For a small museum it packs a lot in and the real boats really calorie the imagination of the kids. Really good little cafe upstairs...More
On entering the Bass & Flinders Centre we were warmly greeted by volunteers Ivy & Cas who were only too happy to show us around. The centrepiece of this exhibition, housed in an old picture theatre, is the replica sloop Norfolk built by a furniture...More
Thank you for your great review. We are a small not for profit organisation and rely on word of mouth reviews such as yours. Glad to see that the team was most helpful to you on your visit and trust you inspire others to come...More