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Narryna Heritage Museum

103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6234 2791
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Worth stopping in

We were passing by and saw the beautiful garden out the front and sign for an exhibition and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
Kristian S
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Cairns
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Interesting view of early days in Hobart

Narryna is well worth a visit. It's interesting to see the furniture, clothes, ornaments etc of the... read more

Reviewed 13 April 2018
Pacificwoman59
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Brisbane
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Narryna House & Garden offers a delightful retreat from the modern world. Step back into a 19th century, enjoy the old fashioned charm and take in the lovely spring garden. Why not bring a picnic? Australia's first folk museum (opened 1957) offers an array of collections including Huon pine furniture, portraits, domestic tools and equipment and costumes, Markree is one hundred years on (Arts & Craft movement)and only 200 metres down the road!! Check both houses out for $16!! What a bargain.
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103 Hampden Road, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

We were passing by and saw the beautiful garden out the front and sign for an exhibition and stopped to have a look. At first I baulked at paying money to look in a historic house (aren't they owned by the government we pay taxes...More

Thank Kristian S
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Narryna is well worth a visit. It's interesting to see the furniture, clothes, ornaments etc of the time and to get a better understanding of what life was like. Also interesting to see how the owners lived compared to their servants.

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Reviewed 16 March 2018

This is a lovely restored building showing you how rooms would have been used and set out. It is also interesting to check out the items in the kitchen and laundry.

Thank Donna G
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Well laid out and easy to see house - maximises the history of the house to create a display space as well. The huon pine bedroom is a must for wood lovers - amazing furniture that glows with the honeyed hews of that special wood....More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We stumbled upon this house while walking from the Army Museum into Battery Point. The house built 1837-40 went through a number of owners before becoming a museum in 1955. There are three floors and a couple out buildings. Furnishings are from Tasmania in the...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place whilst exploring Hobart’s beautiful historic district. The staff member who spoke to us was welcoming and friendly and took time to tell us a little about the history of the place before we explored the house under our own steam....More

Thank gth01
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Loved exploring such a beautiful historical house and garden, great for the kids to see how people lived in the 1800s, great experience and learnt a lot, definitely recommend

Thank Mandy C
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

This historical house provided a window into two lifestyles: that of the wealthy owners and that of the servants. On the grand side: fancy wallpapers, decorative arts under glass domes, paintings, abundant nursery. The workaday: laundry tools, kitchen, a dormitory for female convict servants. Also...More

Thank nlc58
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

Narryna is a beautifully restored home and laid out so you can get an idea of what it looked like back in the day. If you are in to history and ow people lived then I recommend going in and walking around, you wont be...More

Thank NatOcky
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Narryna is one of the early homes built in the area and great to see how it would’ve looked originally. Lots of lovely old furniture and the framed pictures, needlework and household items were beautiful. A very helpful and friendly lady gave us a talk...More

Thank Shannon M
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