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City Park Radio Museum

43 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
+61 3 6334 3344
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Radio as it should be

An enthusiastic volunteer talked us through the history of the building, the development of radio... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
stevehR6200SY
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Perth, Australia
Excellent tour

My husband and 12 yo daughter thoroughly enjoyed their tour of the Radio Museum. As they were the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Copa6
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Copacabana, Australia
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 14:00
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43 Tamar Street, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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+61 3 6334 3344
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An enthusiastic volunteer talked us through the history of the building, the development of radio and the running of the station, including a look at the show going to air. All of the volunteers we met were friendly and the collection of old radios, and...More

Thank stevehR6200SY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and 12 yo daughter thoroughly enjoyed their tour of the Radio Museum. As they were the only visitors at the time, it was a personal tour and very interesting. I'm pretty sure they would have been interviewed for broadcast on the radio if...More

Thank Copa6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had just entered the City Park and we saw the stunning house on the left with wisteria arch and saw the live radio sign. James met us at the door and proceeded to take us on an amazing tour through the history of radio....More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 17 May 2017

this magic place was just inside the gate at city park, engulfed in wisteria flower. lady outside invited us in and showed us all around (volunteer)took us into the studio, told us how it all worked, overall very interesting do visit

Thank Val G
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Interesting to see the old radios and to also get a glimpse of the working radio station. Presenter on the day we visited was not very pleasant (quite rude) but the lady who showed us around was friendly, knowledgeable and enthusiastic.

Thank deirdrem613
Reviewed 13 January 2017

The City Park Radio Museum is a hidden gem inside City Park! The entrance is within the park (near the monkey enclosure). Our guide Ian showed us through the museum and working studio. My children (aged 10 & 8) thoroughly enjoyed the tour and the...More

Thank Val_eire75
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is the home of the community radio station for Launceston and a little gem of radio paraphernalia! Don't miss it while in the park area. The station staff are very friendly and helpful too.... YMMV

Thank wing6rider-Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

City Park Radio runs this magnificent museum manned by volunteers so donations to the museum are what keep it running! Inside there you will find multiple radios as old as 1930 which becomes a very nostalgic journey to the days of vinyl, and The Swing...More

Thank Evan C
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Visit a fully working radio station! There is also a huge collection of old valve type mantle radios to browse.

Thank davidp0tter
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We discovered this radio station and museum completely by accident and I'm glad we did. It is truely a hidden gem and a must see. Contained within what looks from the outside a charming historical house is a radio museum and fully functional community radio...More

Thank Stephen V
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