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Army Museum of Tasmania

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Take the time to seek out this gem of a museum located in a working Defence Base. A great selection... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Robert W
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Bendigo, Australia
Morning trip turned educational.

The entrance and where to go for the museum was confusing, worried about just walking into an... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Wessa666
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Anglesea Barracks, Davey Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Take the time to seek out this gem of a museum located in a working Defence Base. A great selection of local military history, artifacts and stories. Knowledgeable and helpful volunteers ready to assist.

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Reviewed 18 July 2018

The entrance and where to go for the museum was confusing, worried about just walking into an active Army base. But once in side a Retired serviceman gave us the history of the Military jail and info on the base and buildings. Learnt a few...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

The Military Museum of Tasmania is located at Anglesea Barracks in Hobart and is an easy walk from the Hobart waterfront and Hobart CBD accommodation. The Museum is comparatively small and very compact, but contains a range of exhibits which are very well maintained and...More

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Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

The Army Museum of Tasmania is located at Anglesea Barracks Hobart. The buildings in which it is located date from Colonial times and at various times have served as British Colonial army barracks, a military prison and as a girls reformatory. It has an extensive...More

Thank Robert r
Reviewed 11 February 2018

This is on an active army facility but at the time, there were no barriers, gates. The public is free to walk around but not enter buildings. A number of older buildings date back to the 1800s. The museum is through the Davey St entrance,...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to the Museum this morning. Volunteers Steve and Rob were welcoming and knowledgeable, providing a good introduction to the history of Anglesea Barracks. They happily answered all of our questions and ensured we made the most of our visit. The...More

Thank AnnPen
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This one is excellent and worth the visit.Make sure you go to the Tuesday 11am tour of the grounds. Informative guides and knowledgable volunteers. A Must See on your Hobart trip.

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Reviewed 5 September 2017

Educational, informative, fascinating... a lot to see particularly the plaques and memorials to fallen comrades dating back to the early 18thC. Still in use by Defence and as well as Army units is site for Royal Australian Navy Tasmanian HQ. if you get the chance...More

Thank Phil J
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A bit of a walk (uphill) from the city but as your walk higher up the hill don't forget to look back at the views. The barracks are free to wonder through and there are some lovely old buildings and statues/memorials scattered throughout the property....More

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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I am lucky enough to have a great friend who used to be in the army, once lived here, and so it was a privilege to access more areas, eat there and listen to him play Argentinian folk tunes on the piano. However, anyone can...More

Thank Jen M
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