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Cygnet Living History Museum

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4 weeks ago
“a quick visit”
Feb 2, 2019
“Cute port of call for local Cygnet colonial, convict & cultural history”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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37 Mary St, Cygnet, Tasmania 7112, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

maybe worth spending 10 - 15 min but not much more while your in Cygnet - there’s not a lot in this village.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank braap2017
Reviewed August 10, 2019

I was on a day trip to Cygnet and was making the most of my time to see everything I could. The return bus to Hobart wasn't until 2.20pm so I had plenty of time to fill. The museum was housed in the old meeting...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank astrild
Reviewed February 2, 2019

Interesting little collection of historical items from the last 150 years covering settlement and establishment of the region, family histories, historic buildings, wooden boat building, timber & other industries & the convict era. Entry by gold coin donation. Open Dec – Feb 12.30pm - 3pm...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Fascinating exhibits including the French explorers who came long before the British. Well worth a visit to gain a better idea of Tasmanian history.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank acrobbo
Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

A small little town that makes you think it hasn’t caught up to the hustle and bustle of today We went to the local museum, had a look at the local shops, and wandered around this peaceful town The traders were friendly and up for...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank jmce17
Reviewed March 27, 2017 via mobile

This small museum contains a lot of interesting local history from the last 150 years. There are a lot of old photos of people and housing and many family history files. Although the museum is supervised and questions can be asked, the visitor is free...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Nicky84260
Reviewed February 12, 2016

This small museum is located in the centre of Cygnet with some relatively interesting displays but quite old fashioned. You can go in for a donation. It is Ok to look at if you are passing through but not a must see.

Date of experience: February 2016
2  Thank wombatdavid
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