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Old Hobart Town Model Village

Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
61 0 3 6260 2502
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Ranked #4 of 15 attractions in Richmond
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks, Specialty Museums
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

I been here second time, it is always a nice place! It doesn't matter winter or summer, it always beautiful. A place that you must go!

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Howard
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20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A great way to get an understanding of what Hobart and Australia was like in the early 1800's. The creator of this village also had a great sense of humor so it is important to take the time to look at all the characters. It is a lot of fun and very educational

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Launceston, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Spend a day at Richmond and make sure you visit the model village of old Hobart. Our kids loved seeing how Hobart was originally laid out.

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Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Took our 9 year old here and he enjoyed himself for about 5 seconds and then was ready to go. I can't believe how expensive entry was. Agreed someone put a lot of time and effort into making it but they did that a long time ago and have surely paid that back. They gave us a kids activity where... More

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Turners Beach, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Beautifully made and laid out. Informative and interesting. You could see the love and care put in to this attraction. Well priced. We enjoyed our time here.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Headed straight to the model village on our arrival in Richmond, $14 entry fee and it was worth it to see the amount of detail put into the historical depiction of Hobart in the 1820's. Over 60 buildings and 400 figurines tell the stories of the Tassie pioneers. A must see.

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Gosford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We have just got back from 2 weeks in Hobart. We did a day in Richmond early in the trip and didn't have time to see this attraction that day, but we weren't all that fussed. At the end of the trip, we were looking for something relaxing for the last afternoon, so we went and had lunch at the... More

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Mosman Park, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

The Old Hobart Village display is amazing and fun. Best picture of the early days in Tassie that we found. And it's set in the wonderful historic village of Richmond. Must see!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Our visit was enjoyable from start to finish. Warmly greeted by the owner with good information and tips. Miss 6 loved the game she was given and finding the 4 objects in the village gave her a fun focus and bonus sticker at the end. We were there for perhaps 30 minutes to see everything. Not a huge display but... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

I loved the old hobart town model village it is worth a stop the detail that has gone into all these small buildings along with the people, animals, trees etc was just great, it must have taken them years to build and it is so lifelike of what old hobart town liked like when is was first established as a... More

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