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Markree House Museum & Garden

145 Hampden Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
+61 3 6211 4177
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Interesting to visit a home that was not colonial and understand how this perhaps unusual family... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Hammo_12
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Melbourne, Australia
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Went on the spur of the moment having seen the sign outside. A time capsule of one mans life... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
jimsjirj
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Melbourne, Australia
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145 Hampden Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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+61 3 6211 4177
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Interesting to visit a home that was not colonial and understand how this perhaps unusual family lived.

Thank Hammo_12
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Went on the spur of the moment having seen the sign outside. A time capsule of one mans life growing up here. Beautiful 1920"s home with original family furniture including old toys belonging to the lifetime occupant. Garden needs some weeding but I'm sure at...More

Thank jimsjirj
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

This was my fave historic house. Originally built in the 1920s and lived in by the same family for all that time. The best thing is they never threw anything away so have over 4000 objects. Obviously not everything can be displayed but what is...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Anyone who appreciates Arts and Crafts design will love visiting Markree House. My daughter and I were lucky enough to have a personal tour with Philippa who shared her knowledge and insights about the house and the family's history in a wonderfully down-to-earth yet passionate...More

Thank EBeeTas
Reviewed 22 October 2016

If you get an opportunity to visit here it is well worth the experience. It is a snap shot of how people lived. Reminded me very much of my childhood. Everything is in its original condition.

Thank Susan0438
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Markree House tends to only be open on special occasions. I had been told the interior was a sight to see as it had been left as it was given to TMAG, and was in original condition. As it turns out the bare bones of...More

Thank Freya_Rose_Reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

A rare chance to explore a stylish and significant example of a 1920s house from the arts and crafts movement. A terrific tour showing rooms and authentic objects and furniture of the original owners. A beautiful garden with old roses and plants right next to...More

1  Thank Tasrod
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

It's a good example of the 19 twenties architecture sound staff friendly I'm going to answer all your questions some very interesting items suggest it would be a good place to take young children the Gardens around the house I will kept

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Visiting Markree House in Hobart was a fantastic experience. It is a fine example of arts and crafts architecture and landscaping and contains its original 1910-20s furnishings and fittings. Henry Baldwin, who lived there from 1919-2007 and barely changed a thing from the time his...More

2  Thank AussiejackAustralia
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Amazing house left as it was built, lived in by one owner and complete with original furniture. Easy to walk to from town. Guided tours inexpensive.

Thank Ann O
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