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Old Hobart Town Model Village

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Address: Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 6260 2502
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Interesting view of the history of Hobart

This is a well built model of the early days of Hobart and is good for those locals and visitors who are interested in the city's history. It doesn't take too long to get around... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Kathryn W
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Sydney, Australia
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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this attraction and loved the presentation. The detail is superb. There are also photos of how certain ares displayed look today. Absolutely brilliant and very inexpensive. This attraction is visited by nearly all the tourist buses as well.The lady greeted us and was free with a lot of information. She made this display even more interesting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited with family and enjoyed learning about some of the history behind Hobart's CBD. It is worth the visit for anyone interested in histor, or model villages.

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Sydney, Australia
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145 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the model village and were a little disappointed once we'd payed and entered the display. It's not until you get into the building that you can see what the entry fee is. The models weren't very realistic and the whole villages was small and a bit tired looking. Not really worth seeing.

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Thank Giusee L
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a well built model of the early days of Hobart and is good for those locals and visitors who are interested in the city's history. It doesn't take too long to get around - even when reading all the material.

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Thank Kathryn W
Adelaide, Australia
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226 reviews
91 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed this attraction especially after having stayed in Hobart and spent some time around the Wharf area. Nice way to portray the history

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very interesting places to visit to see what Hobart looked like before now and it tells you what each thing is. It's a great places to take children as well

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Thank Leesa P
Forster, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The model village is quite interesting but they could upgrade the maps that they hand out to view the village. It is a little expensive for what it is but we had fun looking for for the Tassie Devil and other hard to find figures.

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Thank Bruce C
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looks like I left the best for last .... My last few hours in Tassie so drove to Richmond which is a 25-30 minute drive from Hobart and steeped in history. I was excited to visit the Old Hobart Town Model Village in Richmond and being able identify various places having walked extensively across The Waterfront, Salamanca, Battery Point, et... More 

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Thank AshleyAzavedo
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We absolutely loved it at Old Hobart Town, it is very well set out and it is lovely to meander around and take your time looking at such interesting history. We really enjoyed ourselves here.

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Thank LissyL0u
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A lot of work and effort has been put into this model town, worthwhile to visit if in the area. Front store did smell of mothballs though

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