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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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A must for Hobart history lovers!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 NEW 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
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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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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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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Port Arthur, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Amazing ! So much work and research done . Very friendly staff So much history and reality. Great value

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Singapore, Singapore
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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This is a rather interesting place. On display is the miniature mock-up of Hobart in the old days, complete with its buildings and people. The displays are well-done and well-maintained, and it is an educational and entertaining experience at the same time. One also gets a sense that much effort has been put into creating the exhibits, as there is... More 

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Maryborough, Australia
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

The model town is incredible, there is a lot of work in all the buildings and the little figurines - I really enjoyed looking at all the different scenes and the accurate vision of what once was. There is a gift shop with some great souvenirs and the man there was very helpful and informative

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

The craftsmanship and research put in to replicate old Hobart was outstanding... But owner was rude and was very overpriced for 1/2 hour!... Not good for young children Waste of money!!

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