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Grannie Rhodes Heritage Museum - CLOSED

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24 Aug 2015
“A must do for the area.”
17 May 2015
“Couldn't find it”
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Grannie Rhodes' Cottage is still the only cottage left in the historic village of Richmond with no power or water. However due to the sale of the property in May 2016 it is now closed as a museum. The book about the story or the DVD of the show. are...more
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23a Franklin St, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 7025, Australia
+61 407 473 015
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Reviewed 25 August 2015

This is at the same location as the Mulberry Cottage B&B. We did this tour in the morning before we left the area and I found it extremely well presented and interesting. It is lovely to see someone (Miriam) with a great passion for what...More

Thank Mick K
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We really wanted to go here while visiting Richmond but couldn't find it. I can only assume that it has closed and is now an accommodation place. We got the address off the internet and drove up and down the street three times, but couldn't...More

Thank sandi d
Grannierhodes, Owner at Grannie Rhodes Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2015

What a shame! I am sorry you did not find the cottage. Grannie Rhodes’ / Museum is clearly marked on all the Richmond Tourist maps, which are available everywhere. There are plenty of signs outside. It is on Franklin St , which is the main...More

Reviewed 22 April 2015

We visited Grannie Rhodes cottage and learned a bit of history about her and about the village. There are many artifacts that date back to when she lived there. Worth a visit!More

Thank jam6768_290
Grannierhodes, Owner at Grannie Rhodes Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2015

Thank you for your positive response. I am glad you enjoyed your tour and meeting " Grannie" . Now the tour can be at anytime ( within reason!) and only take 15 minutes it is available for more people to enjoy. Advice for others: don't...More

Reviewed 16 August 2014

Grannie Rhodes Show is only showing for groups (a recent change). The cottage is full of history and has been lovingly restored by her present owner.More

Thank polly501
Grannierhodes, Owner at Grannie Rhodes Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2014

Thank you for your positive comments in view of the recent changes, as on the 8th August 2014, after almost 11 years of very successful performances and nine awards in the 1830’s Cottage Richmond, Miriam has retired from regular performances of the cultural heritage show...More

Reviewed 24 March 2013

Must see is the Grannie Rhodes show. Worthwhile if you are visiting Richmond. She can tell the story so well

Thank brett j
Reviewed 25 February 2013

What a remarkable job Miriam has done . She has furnished the cottage with loads of clutter similar to how it must have looked in the 19th and early 20th century. She gives a realistic portrayal of Grannie Rhodes in telling the audience her story...More

Thank peterofware
Reviewed 8 December 2012

A visit to meet Grannie would have to rate as one of our most enjoyable experiences. Richmond (not far out of Hobart) is a delightful town and Grannie Rhodes is the star. For a delightful visit into history, so beautifully presented, I would thoroughly recommend...More

Thank Roger C
Reviewed 10 October 2012

The best it was a real life story come to life history comes to life Well worth the entry fee Our boys loved it

Thank Oconner155
Reviewed 1 October 2012 via mobile

Even my five year old was riveted for the whole 45 minutes. Miriam interweaves her own story with the stories of the family that once owned this small cottage. She tells the story in verse and it transports you through time. Very interesting and intriguing,...More

Thank Cbrgal
Reviewed 24 July 2012

That this performance contains so much of interest and is presented by just the one person is amazing! The oral history makes the cottage come alive, I loved it.

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