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Old Hobart Town Model Village

21A Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
+61 3 6260 2502
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21A Bridge Street, Richmond, Clarence, Tasmania 2004, Australia
+61 3 6260 2502
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Reviewed yesterday

Really good host, whom explained how Hobart had changed around the bay area, to what it is today. Having just done Port Arthur the day before- it was easy to relate to all the old buildings. Easy to walk around - great for impaired mobility....More

Thank TravellingTracey01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This painstakingly accurate recreation of how Hobart used to look is extremely impressive. Little models of people and historical markers placed around the model village helps you visualize the town at its infancy. Fun little minigame too is finding a set of three funny models...More

Thank Jowel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having arrived in Hobart at 10.00 and our room not being ready until 2.00 we then spent around 3 hours visiting this lovely old and quaint town. We visited on the recommendation of a friend and it was so lovely go in and out of...More

Thank sheryl b
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the old Hobart town model village at Richmond was a well worth side trip to see - the layout & detail was amazing - a lot of work - would highly recommend

Thank 60stravellers2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When the family visited, children 10, 8 & 6, we all enjoyed the search for hidden figures in the OLD HOBART town recreation. The walk is relaxed and there are many figures and items of interest. The notes on where the current Hobart overlays and...More

Thank ScottBB2015
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

This is an extremely interesting place to visit - a miniature village, complete with small figures, outlining the history of Hobart. An amazing educational trip for children (and adults alike!) The explanations are wonderful (if not always grammatically correct!) Unfortunately our itinerary did not permit...More

Thank MObelf
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Great to see the attention to detail and love that has gone into this place. Nice bits of humour around the display with the models. One not to miss while in richmond

Thank Noel C
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

An oddly interesting view of historic Hobart in someones back yard. Considerable time and attention obviously taken to developing this historic replica, credit to the gents who built it.

Thank Sp00ks72
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great way of learning how early Australia lived and by making a game of finding different objects made you study the scenery and take in the story.

Thank jmattingly1
Reviewed 24 October 2017

My Family spent nearly 2 hours looking at this great model of the Old Hobart town in the 1820's. Congratulations to the Modellers who have kept everything to scale. 16:1. The effort that has been put into this reproduction is to be applauded. The site...More

Thank David M
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