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Woolmers Estate

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Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6391 2230
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  • Average8%
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“rose garden” (45 reviews)
“house tour” (10 reviews)
“guided tour” (29 reviews)
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Woolmers Lane, Longford, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6391 2230
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Reviewed 6 days ago

While the house tour was interesting from the Archer point of view, it was extremely disappointing that you weren’t allowed to take any photos inside the houses. They push the books from the gift house claiming all the stuff inside the house had photos there...More

Thank Kassy O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good place to get a feel for an old convict built estate. You can tour through the House, cellars, outbuildings, etc. Be sure to go upstairs in the old shearing shed to see the graffiti convicts left on the walls. The guided...More

1  Thank Aolisi
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

What I loved about this place is it’s not a traditional museum. It’s how this house was until 20 years ago. The Archer family is doing a fantastic job preserving the memory of the Thomas Archer who founded this place in the 1820s. Not for...More

1  Thank Ian G
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

This National Heritage listed estate has a lot to offer for all ages. It offers a restaurant, guided homestead tours, self guided tours, a gift shop, large shady grounds and magnificent views of the Macquarie River not to mention the history, collections, artefacts, machinery, gardens...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Home of the national rose garden just lovely full of David Austin and other French roses. The house tour is interesting if you have time. The small cafe serves lovely homemade simple food soups sausage rolls

Thank Southborolass
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We done the combined house and garden tour and was kind of surprised that the guided tour and talk focussed mostly on the Archer family and various generations abilities to run the estate and very little detail on the lives of the convicts or the...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

An amazing important family home from convict days..set in gorgeous grounds...very special,so interesting

Thank Janet M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Probably one of the best kept pieces of Tasmanian history and a tribute to the Archer family. There is also a new, contemporary function center overlooking the property and Rose Garden. Well worth a visit!

Thank ginandtonic70
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Well worth a visit. More rules here than at other estates but very interesting and informative. lncredible history of family. Wonderful grounds and house

Thank keryann2017
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

What a gem! The last of a 200 year dynasty of Archers William left this property to the people of australia . Everything is there as they lived and died ,truly a unique window to the past. The guided tour is a must as it...More

Thank Richardrobertson
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1 September 2017|
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Response from Roger A | Reviewed this property |
It is NOT my establishment. I stayed there for a night and really enjoyed it. Go to the website for bookings.
16 December 2016|
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Response from DaJuSher | Reviewed this property |
No sure, we are from NSW and stayed whilst on holidays during July 2016.