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Old Hobart Town Model Village

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Address: Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
Phone Number: 61 0 3 6260 2502
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Cute and interesting

We had a look at the model town. It was very well done. Lots of information provided as well. I think I might have enjoyed it more if it wasn't $15 per adult to get in. I think if... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
Kendall D
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Newcastle, Australia

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Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We had a look at the model town. It was very well done. Lots of information provided as well. I think I might have enjoyed it more if it wasn't $15 per adult to get in. I think if they lowered the price they would have a lot more visitors.

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Kuching, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

A detailed miniature model village showcasing life as it was in 1820s Hobart. Interesting and somewhat morbid. Had fun looking for the four hidden figures in the village, the lady killing a snake was the hardest to find.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We visited Old Hobart Town Model Village on 26/05/15. It is very different from most other miniature villages, being a recreation of Hobart in the Colonial era, and the layout follows the street grid of Hobart. The model buildings were excellent replicas, and the miniatures trees used on the layout were well chosen. However, many of the people figures tended... More 

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Eudunda, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

As a family we enjoyed this quaint replica of Old Hobart Town. How things have changed! The models are fantastic and so much detail. You are given a brief introduction about the model town and a map to follow with information about the various buildings and sections. There is a charge but well worth it. A souvenir shop. We spent... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

I loved holidaying in Hobart for the feeling of living in such a historic town but it wasn't until visiting Old Hobart Town in Richmond that I had a true sense of what it would have been like in the early days of the settlement. The craftsmanship was excellent and the attention to detail was second to none- both in... More 

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Loved this -bit hard to find when driving through Richmond - sign could be a bit more prominent. When walking around village keep an eye out for the three figures they ask you to spot we got two -the boy falling from the tree was a bit hard need to get down at childrens level to find it. Some items... More 

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Elanora, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Allow your imagination to take you back a couple of hundred years to days when Governor Macquarie, soldiers, prisoners and free people all wandered the streets together. The time this would have taken to make is unreal.

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

First visit. Both educational and visually attractive. Host was very helpful. Models were accurate in detail. Wish they had discounts for pensioners.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is well worth a visit as so much planning and detail has gone into this model village of Old Hobart Town. It enables you to gain a better insight into the way the town was set up and where everything was situated. I spent a reasonable amount of time here because I was so interested in all the detail... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

On my visit to Richmond I took a this place. The work that went into this village was amazing. You will get to see old Hobart as it was and you will learn more about what modern Hobart offers. Fantastic detail and a pleasure to visit. My only compaint was the rain. You will pay about $15 for an adult... More 

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Address: Address: Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
Phone Number: 61 0 3 6260 2502
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Clarence  >  Richmond

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