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Maritime Museum of Tasmania

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Address: Corner Davey & Argyle Streets | Carnegie Building, Hobart, Tasmania 7001, Australia
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+61 3 6234 1427
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An excellent samll museum which makes the most of limited space. Good collection and well presented.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent samll museum which makes the most of limited space. Good collection and well presented.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was really hoping to come here and learn all about the Sydney to Hobart yacht race, but there's one tiny little section for it. There's alot about the war here and it's all ship related.I guess I was hoping for something a little more

Thank Samantha F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On our first day in Hobart, as we love wandering around to get the feel of the place, we came across this museum which immediately drew our attention to look through. We were not disappointed. Greeted by friendly and courteous volunteers in the lobby, we immediately felt at ease and desire to look through its exhibits. Anyone who is interested... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I visited this museum at the last minute. I particularly liked the war display that was on at the time but the whole museum was fascinating for us. If you are not into maritime history then it probably isn't for you.

Thank Amy S
Buderim, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff, excellent information on Tasmanian maritime history. Cool old building . Well worth a visit if you like boats/ ships and history

Thank antonyhawkings
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were greated by very friendly staff. The space, although small, was very well laid out. We could ring some ships bells, and there was some wonderful old footage. Some special objects donated or loaned, i am honoured to have seen. I learnt a lot. If i were to change anything i would have a bit more on the sydney... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved my visit. Great exhibits and packed with maritime history. Suitable for everyone but a must for those with an interest in maritime history and all things nautical.

Thank Kerrie B
Brighouse, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Lots of interesting displays and exhibits. Museum is well laid out and 'flows' well as you walk around it. I would recommend to anyone with an interest in the history of Tasmania.

Thank Eleanor108
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

I visited the museum in 2012 for the first time. It had 3 rooms for viewing, there may be more now. It was wonderful to be in such an authentic place ( instead of being surrounded by replicas). You could almost feel yourself alive on the sea with the sounds of the crew and the waves beating against the vessel.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017

I must state first up that I know this Museum very well having helped move it and set it up 17 years ago. But I always ty and visit it, because they have such a great story to tell of the early days of Hobart and Tasmania with such a lot of interesting Maritime artefacts to display. Do yourself a... More 

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