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Narryna Heritage Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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“greek revival”(2 reviews)
Narryna House & Garden offers a delightful retreat from the modern world. Step back into a 19th century, enjoy the old fashioned charm and take in the lovely spring garden. Why not bring a picnic? Australia's first folk museum (opened 1957) offers...more
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2791
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All reviews battery point historical house greek revival rooms are beautifully decorated beautiful historic home interesting view early days early history great insight local history haig century merchants georgian wealthy ornaments inhabitants
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully presented historical house with an amazing collection of artefacts true to the era. The original wallpapers are amazing and there’s lots of interesting information about the inhabitants.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 213vanessan
Reviewed May 23, 2019

If you are visiting Hobart, don’t miss this historic house as it really fills in a part of the jigsaw puzzle of the social history of the penal colony. Not only is the house full of Georgian furniture and items, but it tells so much...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Fosfab92
Reviewed May 12, 2019

An excellent way of finding out lots about Hobart's early history. As a teacher I have taken school trips there and they love it. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TasDebbieC
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I visited this house/museum on a recent trip to Hobart. I wasn’t going to go in originally but I’m so glad I did. The lady that greeted us had so much information on the house and relayed it to us with such enthusiasm. The rooms...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 484Michelle
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

Just a short walk from the Hobart CBD, this colonial Georgian home is well worth a visit. Beautifully laid out rooms and well cared for. Very friendly and helpful staff. Great place to start your exploration of Battery Point.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank homevale
Reviewed January 30, 2019

We learned so much from our visit to this beautiful historic home. The staff were extremely generous with their time, answering our questions and describing the history in whatever detail we wanted. The "handout" was useful, as were the detailed descriptions in each room. We...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Brian S
Reviewed January 19, 2019

An authentic Georgian Greek revival home from around 1840, well looked after by the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. Although the furniture is not original to the house, what is there seems authentic and appropriate. The place is well documented and provided a quick introduction...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Tanderra
Reviewed January 8, 2019

What a great historical house to visit. The volunteer was so friendly on entering the house and had so much knowledge about the history of the house. An added bonus was the beautiful collection of dresses from the early eras of settlement in one of...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank magpiegirl036
Reviewed December 19, 2018

It also gives you an insight into the convicts who were assigned to the owner. They must have been difficult to work for given the number of convicts they returned.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JanJohn
Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

We were strolling through the historical streets of Battery Point when we noticed Narryna Heritage Museum which gives a great insight into the early convict lives serving the wealthy Haigh family & the completely different lifestyles both endured in the early 19th century.

Date of experience: November 2018
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