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East Coast Heritage Museum

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Well worth popping in!

We had a good introduction to the area and were talked through a lot of the history. It is also... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
Jean120557
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Well worth a visit

We've visited this museum before but we decided to stop for another visit on our way up the East... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Mike S
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Hobart, Australia
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22 Franklin St, Swansea, Tasmania 7190, Australia
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We had a good introduction to the area and were talked through a lot of the history. It is also part of the information centre in Swansea so we picked up useful info and booked a tour of wine glass bay. It helped that they...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2017

This appears to be an effort by locals to remember their history and I applaud their desire and their effort but really it needs some professional assistance. Love the fact that they are engaged in saving and recording the local history. They need our support...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We've visited this museum before but we decided to stop for another visit on our way up the East Coast. I'm glad we did! As soon as we entered we were approached by a very friendly volunteer who told us about the museum and the...More

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Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Thank you for your kind comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed your visit. Best wishes Maureen Martin Ferris Curator

Reviewed 3 October 2017

Definitely a 'must see' part of the east coast of Tasmania.......so much local history all in one place. and the added bonus af fantastic meals at either the bakery or the tavern!!

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Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Pleased you liked us Vern. Cheers Maureen Curator

Reviewed 3 June 2017

If you are in Swansea Tasmania you must take time out to see this fabulous museum. Mainly centered around the life story of Louisa Anne Meredith, one of Australia's most talented colonial female writers and artists, the museum portrays a slice of early Tasmanian life...More

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Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thanks for stopping in and visiting us Raymond. Best wishes Maureen Curator

Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Was a nice place to visit and see parts of the history from the convicts coming here also the old building that houses the original school.

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Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

We are pleased you enjoyed our museum and town. Best wishes Maureen Curator

Reviewed 16 April 2017

We hadn't intended to stop here but couldn't resist it once we saw it from the outside. A beautiful old building and the gardens to match. We weren't disappointed in the interior, so interesting and an insight into how people lived back then. The old...More

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Maureen M, Museum Curator at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for you lovely comments, we are so pleased you enjoyed our local history collection. I will pass on your comments on to our volunteer Janet. Maureen Martin Ferris Curator East Coast Heritage Museum

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This was a lovely place to stop and get some history about the convicts. This was a old school and once room is set up as an old school room would have been. Kids enjoyed this as it is small and has some interesting things...More

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Maureen M, Manager at East Coast Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your comments Best wishes Maureen Curator

Reviewed 29 January 2017

A worthwhile visit if you are staying for a few days - lots of local insights on the history of the town.

Thank Kaye H
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

from the moment you step inside the information center you are greeted with beautiful smiles and a wealth of knowledge. the center has an amazing history and is well worth the visit.

Thank Vince D
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