Museums in Hobart

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Museums in Hobart

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  • Joanne J
    Margaret River, Australia76 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Considering the small size of this museum there’s a lot to see and read about. Very interesting history.
    Written 5 December 2023
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  • EBoy679
    Adelaide, Australia53 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great ground floor exhibition on the history of aboriginal peoples in Tasmania, but not much in the way of aboriginal art. Excellent fauna exhibits and information.
    Written 14 February 2024
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  • westy54
    Sydney, Australia9,050 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Well positioned shop that offers a wide range of locally made and sourced goods for sale. We were particularly impressed with the beautiful range of paintings and photographs of birds and wilderness and nature settings.

    There was also a wide range of other goods for sale with similar themes including jewellery, stationery, books, guides, homewares, soaps, some clothing items and other produce such as teas and olive oils etc.

    Prices though, appeared to be geared to the tourist market.
    Written 23 June 2021
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  • Rochelle F
    Randolph, NJ1,046 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went on a Friday to the shops which must carry 80% Tasmanian goods to be located here. It was nice to see the crafts, locally made goods and different artisans. We look forward to seeing the Salamanca market which is only on Saturdays.
    Written 9 February 2024
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  • SMOAI76
    Tasmania, Australia1,421 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very good centrally located museum and a fine old building.
    Displays are on ground entry level and first floor.
    Good mix of sea/water navigation in Tasmania with Tasmanian indigenous displays through to the 1970's bridge disaster.
    Nice little souvenir/retail area and super helpful friendly staff.
    Would recommend even if 'boat stuff' isn't your thing.
    Written 6 December 2023
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  • Chris Roberts
    Stratford-upon-Avon, UK10 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    This historic merchants house is from the 1830s and the house displays items from the period with the rooms decked accordingly. The difference between the owners upstairs the servants was well explained.

    If you are into your history it is worth a visit
    Written 16 November 2023
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  • Chris Roberts
    Stratford-upon-Avon, UK10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very interesting to see the rooms and furniture from the Allport’s house that was originally in their house in Sandy Point, near to Hobart
    Written 16 November 2023
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  • Bruce C
    Hobart, Australia33 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We went for a kids birthday party and fun was had by old and young. Steam train rides are a great novelty and they have a wealth of different cool old vehicles.
    Written 8 March 2020
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  • hsundi708736
    Gympie, Australia6 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great display of variety of artwork. Euan very knowledgeable about the stories of the artists and their work, and patient in answering our questions!
    Written 20 January 2023
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  • Maree
    5 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We are so lucky to have this beautiful building in a bushland setting. It is a credit to us all, artist volunteers and community members alike. Thank you.
    Written 13 September 2023
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  • Holly C
    9 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great little museum inside a working army barracks and housed in the old gaol. Welcomed by the lovely Brett & Steve, we really enjoyed our time at this museum and would highly recommend it.
    Written 24 November 2022
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  • Amazing manatee
    7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    It is unusual to see a historic house with such strong art and craft movement theme. Having the house preserved as how the family left it provided a sense of intimacy and integrity. The story behind the family was a history chapter of its own. Friendly staff and insightful information card for a self-guided tour. Garden was a delight.
    Written 15 October 2022
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  • melstar2018
    Perth, Australia18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The only place in Hobart to get the best contemporary art. We love coming here every other year and buying a new piece. No where else in Hobart like it.
    Written 20 January 2020
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  • Michael C
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beautiful gallery, incredible range of Tasmanian made products to buy. Art objects, homewares, garden sculptures, jewellery, lighting & stunning Tasmanian timbers. Lovely, friendly staff. Prices from $5 to $5000. Best retail gallery in Tasmanian for sure!
    Written 6 December 2022
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  • Cynthia U
    Dallas, TX971 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    another must see it is filled with diverse top Tasmanian artist. Lots to see. have a wander around and a chat with the artists
    Written 21 December 2022
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