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Markree House Museum & Garden

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Outstanding Arts & Crafts experience

An outstanding example of a wonderfully preserved arts & crafts house & garden! Also excellent... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Geoff M
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A home from the 1926

Interested in the past, we decided to visit the Markree House & Garden. The door was closed and... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Robby G C
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145 Hampden Rd, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

An outstanding example of a wonderfully preserved arts & crafts house & garden! Also excellent staff with extensive knowledge of the house but also it's context within the broader arts & crafts movement elsewhere in Australia & the UK. Built in 1926, what makes it...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

Interested in the past, we decided to visit the Markree House & Garden. The door was closed and there was a sign to go to the garden to see the clerk. The clerk was taking care of the garden. He immediately brought us inside this...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 8 February 2018

If you visit Narryna Historic House in Battery Point you can get a double ticket to also visit this home further up the hill in Hampden Road. It's not open as often and it's taken us two trips to Hobart to finally get there but...More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

I was walking back to my car from Salamanca Market and saw this was open from the sign outside. On the spur of the moment I decided to go in. It's a curious little museum about one man's life growing up here. A very interesting...More

Thank Dan W
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

1  Thank Freya_Rose_Reviews
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