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Narryna Heritage Museum

103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2791
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Lovely old house

Narryna is one of the early homes built in the area and great to see how it would’ve looked... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Shannon M
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Bairnsdale, Australia
Well Preserved and Restored

Well presented with a friendly explanation of the house given when you arrive. There are notes to... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2017
Ray C
,
Melbourne, Australia
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Narryna House & Garden offers a delightful retreat from the modern world. Step back into a 19th century, enjoy the old fashioned charm and take in the lovely spring garden. Why not bring a picnic? Australia's first folk museum (opened 1957) offers an array of collections including Huon pine furniture, portraits, domestic tools and equipment and costumes, Markree is one hundred years on (Arts & Craft movement)and only 200 metres down the road!! Check both houses out for $16!! What a bargain.
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 04:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6234 2791
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Narryna is one of the early homes built in the area and great to see how it would’ve looked originally. Lots of lovely old furniture and the framed pictures, needlework and household items were beautiful. A very helpful and friendly lady gave us a talk...More

Thank Shannon M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Well presented with a friendly explanation of the house given when you arrive. There are notes to take you through the house and explain each area fully.

Thank Ray C
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Australian hsitorical ambience most authentically laid out. Children are often taken to this museum to study the collections - note the accuracy of the period and the fittings used in the early Australian Colonial period. A gem of a museum. Always consistent. If you love...More

1  Thank Maree J
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were hoping to see this place but unfortunately it is closed for renovations. It is an easy walk from the Salamanca area so will be an easy revisit during our next holiday in Hobart.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

In great part of Hobart. Battery Point. Just a walk up the hill from Salamanca Place. The museum is part of the Dark Mofo and manned by volunteers it is Well documented history and just near Jackman's cafe. We had accomodation just round the corner....More

1  Thank Gabrielle O
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Well worth a visit if you are walking around battery point. Large home of Australian colonial architecture nice to see how people lived back then. A bit of a sad story how he lost every thing. Well worth a visit.

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Like her sister-property Runnymede, Narryna is very well presented and look after by people who really love the property and its history. The afternoon tea was lovely, along with the presentation of historical art works and current watercolour artists.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went with a group. A talk was held first on the history of the home, including the wallpaper that has been replaced wth what would have been there originally. Rooms are beautifully decorated. Well worth a visit if in Battery Point area or Hobart.

Thank LucystellaAustralia
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Another colonial home which offers a good insight into our past. Lots to see and read about. Make sure to go into the back courtyard.

Thank Hammo_12
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

In hindsight perhaps a guided tour would have been better. We did try and dad the guide when going around but a personal viewpoint might have been easier. It felt more like a museum than markree house did but there was a lot of things...More

Thank Vicki C
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