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Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania 7000, Australia
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Reviewed 23 November 2018

Parliament House was originally designed by John Lee Archer for Customs House but was later transformed into Parliament House in the 1850's. The Parliamentary precinct is situated between Salamanca Place and Murray Street.

Date of experience: November 2018
5  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed 18 November 2018

We took a small mixed-age school group on one of the educational tours of Parliament House... it was SO informative and interesting. A beautiful building full of history (you've just got to see the Legislative Assembly Chamber - gorgeous) from it's very early beginnings as...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

A delightful sandstone building which houses the politicians of the state. You can go into the public gallery when parliament is sitting and watch them in action. Tours of the building are also available on some days

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KatielouAustralia
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We've been here a few times for meetings with parliamentarians. We've visited a dining room. Was disappointed to see a menu full of animal product laden meals and not one meal that could even be veganised, let alone vegan. I'm sure that there must be...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Live V
Reviewed 27 June 2018

On our trips through Australia, my wife and I have made a point of visiting the State parliament buildings. the only people on the tour, we throroughly enjoyed our experience - including getting to sit in the Speaker's chair. Our guide was both knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank AlfredTennyson
Reviewed 12 June 2018

My friend took me to the public gallery to see the Liberals, Labor and the Greens debating child protection, public service pay rises, use of the Wilderness,and other important issues. It's free for all, and sometimes becomes a free-for-all, and there is a live webcast...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Jen M
Reviewed 13 April 2018

We were looking for parking. For 5$ we could leave our rental car till 4 P.M. What a great offer. It is then that I recognized the Parliament House. It was huge and it looked like a colonial home. It has a park in front...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Good facade, stone building, Looks out onto Salamanca area and gardens. Entry was not available. One of the most important buildings in Hobart.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank gastronaut_11
Reviewed 19 January 2018

A tour of the Tasmanian Parliament House is sure to please if you have an interest in architecture, history or how democracies work. The free tour is not widely publicised. Our little group of 3 were the only ones, and we had the guide to...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank A967ZBmikel
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We were staying in a hotel directly opposite this building. Although it clearly possesses historical significance, it isn’t particularly impressive in itself, with a very derivative colonial style about it.

Date of experience: January 2018
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