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Franklin House

413-419 Hobart Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7249, Australia
+61 3 6344 7824
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413-419 Hobart Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7249, Australia
+61 3 6344 7824
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

What an amazing bunch of volunteers who have worked so hard to keep this heritage gem! It was great to see a school kids doing an excursion and they were no bother to us. Plenty of rooms to see and to bring you back down...More

Thank 141vivienneg
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Thank goodness for the foresight of those citizens of Launceston, when in 1960 they co-oped together and preserved this wonderful piece of the island;s history. The National Trust of Tasmania, must be congratulated on their diligence in preserving such a wonderful building and recreated an...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A great place to stop and visit when in Launceston. None of the artefacts are from the house itself but rather donations and finds used to re-stock it to make it look authentic but those that volunteer there have done a great job with it....More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Stepping from the car and gazing at the mellow walls of this grand house, surrounded by wonderful 180 year old oak trees in full autumn grandeur transported me around the world to some of the fine National Trust properties of England. The commitment of volunteers...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Very interesting with lots to see. One could also enjoy light refreshments and if sunny overlook the garden.

Thank Hammo_12
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It was a spontaneous visit although one we will never forget ! The tour leaders were full of knowledge and very intriguing. The house has so much history and it felt as though we stepped back in time into that era ! It was absolutely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I am a registered Celebrant and have had the priviledge of conducting a wedding ceremony in this beautiful setting. The staff were remarkably friendly and helpful and it was a real pleasure to to work with them.

Thank Marston111
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We live local to this and the reason we went was my teenager had to do story on a Haunted House. So we went to see and was surprised to learn the history behind the house. Yes they do say that one on the bedrooms...More

Thank skippy1404
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Our two prep/one classes went to Franklin House for our yearly excursion. The children loved learning about how people lived well over a hundred years ago. They were intrigued to know what they used and did that was different to what we use and do...More

Thank Bellaem333
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The volunteer guides at Franklin are so knowledgeable and interesting we could have talked to them all day. It's worth a visit just for the banter as well as learning about this great Georgian beauty.

Thank James D
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