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Quite interesting. Inside post office is a great stained glass window. Very well preserved and... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2018
Newcastle, Australia
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A town clock that chimes every 15 minutes

Next door to the Information Centre at the main Post Office, it is very pleasant to hear the tower... read more

Reviewed 13 January 2018
Tony W
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Cameron St, Launceston, Tasmania 7250, Australia
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

An excelent guide to get your bearings when travelling around the inner cbd, visit the information bureau & ask about the free tiger bus that does a good loop around town, get on & off as you want to.

Thank squirrel383
Reviewed 23 April 2018

What a marvel! Once I was in front of the Town Clock I was mesmerized. It was so beautiful and it showed the actual time in Launceston. What I didn’t know is that it was 102 years old and it still works perfectly. It is...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Quite interesting. Inside post office is a great stained glass window. Very well preserved and cared for.

Thank Kesa56
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Next door to the Information Centre at the main Post Office, it is very pleasant to hear the tower clock chime every 15 minutes. It is an interesting old contruction as well and well worth looking at.

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Interesting to see and hear the chimes, opposite the gorgeous Town Hall building.Visitors info centre next door. There are so many beautiful well maintained historic buildings in Launceston, all of which to see by foot. We spent 4-5 hours just walking round admiring them.

1  Thank Karon M
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Great to see and hear functioning clock stayed nearby and you sure can hear it. Good to see the town has not silenced it reminder of the past when a lot of people would have used it.

1  Thank Mark D
Reviewed 11 August 2017

It's well worth finding this building when you're in Launceston. Indeed, the architecture throughout the city is very interesting. The one drawback is that the clock chimes loudly day and night, so if you're staying anywhere within the CBD and are a light sleeper -...More

1  Thank TaringaTravellers
Reviewed 11 July 2017

So nice building I cant enter due to my time but looks very impresive, so I want to see more of it in the future

Thank Ricardo S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Orientation maps, accommodations, restaurants, historic landmarks and activities in this interesting city can all be found at the Visitors Centre. It saved me valuable time and labor to just go there first and follow its helpful guidance.

Thank VWriter
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Loved listening to the chimes of the clock. Every 15 minutes. Sat in one spot for 2 hours just listening to it. And even though we styed in the city it didn't bother us through the night

Thank BenP3351
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It was built to commemorate the centenary of Launceston (settled in 1806), so built in 1906, with the clock and chimes handed over to the city in 1910.