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Franklin House

413-419 Hobart Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7249, Australia
+61 3 6344 7824
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413-419 Hobart Rd, Launceston, Tasmania 7249, Australia
+61 3 6344 7824
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived shortly after they opened in the morning and realized quickly they were expecting a school group. The majority of the volunteers seemed to be busy getting ready and then helping with the school group which led us with a 2 min explanation as...More

Thank ShannaAndFamily
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely step back in time. Too many historical treasures are lost. Thank you to the volunteers and Trust for allowing a peek back in time. A cold day but a warm homemade lunch soup and toastie was available in the tearoom.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beaitiful restored home & gardens run & maintained entirely by a group of fantastic volunteers. The ladies we met were knowledgeable & welcoming. Very happy to pay $10 to view the house knowing the $ go directly back to preserving this piece of local history....More

Thank Fran B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

What an amazing bunch of volunteers who have worked so hard to keep this heritage gem! It was great to see a school kids doing an excursion and they were no bother to us. Plenty of rooms to see and to bring you back down...More

Thank 141vivienneg
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Thank goodness for the foresight of those citizens of Launceston, when in 1960 they co-oped together and preserved this wonderful piece of the island;s history. The National Trust of Tasmania, must be congratulated on their diligence in preserving such a wonderful building and recreated an...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A great place to stop and visit when in Launceston. None of the artefacts are from the house itself but rather donations and finds used to re-stock it to make it look authentic but those that volunteer there have done a great job with it....More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Stepping from the car and gazing at the mellow walls of this grand house, surrounded by wonderful 180 year old oak trees in full autumn grandeur transported me around the world to some of the fine National Trust properties of England. The commitment of volunteers...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Very interesting with lots to see. One could also enjoy light refreshments and if sunny overlook the garden.

Thank Hammo_12
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It was a spontaneous visit although one we will never forget ! The tour leaders were full of knowledge and very intriguing. The house has so much history and it felt as though we stepped back in time into that era ! It was absolutely...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I am a registered Celebrant and have had the priviledge of conducting a wedding ceremony in this beautiful setting. The staff were remarkably friendly and helpful and it was a real pleasure to to work with them.

Thank Marston111
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