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Artefacts

Artefacts

Artefacts is an Art collective established in 1986 run by local artists. It is located in Salamanca Arts Centre Battery Point, Hobart in the Alcoves. There are seven member artists whose practices include watercolour, jewellery, glass, leather and ceramics. Salamanca Arts Centre is the art heart of Hobart and visitors flock to the centre and the famous Salamanca Markets whenever they find themselves in Tasmania.
Lily & Dot

Lily & Dot

Midway between the city and North Hobart you'll find Lily & Dot, an eclectic gift store that celebrates locally designed gifts for children, home and you. Situated in the Midtown café precinct of independent stores, cafés and small bars popular with locals, Lily & Dot is a treasure trove of handmade baby blankets, cards, candles, jewellery, children’s books, soaps and softies. Its crochet class program is a popular way to spend a few hours on a Saturday afternoon – see the Lily & Dot Facebook page to book.
Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery

Located on Hobart's historic waterfront, the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG) is the second oldest museum in Australia and has its origins in the collections of the country's oldest scientific society, the Royal Society of Tasmania, which was established in 1843. TMAG has something to offer visitors of all ages and interests, whether you are family seeking an educational and engaging experience, a tourist seeking to discover more about Tasmania's history or an art lover. The museum incorporates more than 2,000 square metres of public and exhibition spaces, a centralised visitor services hub and a Courtyard Café. Join a…
My Bohotique

My Bohotique

My Bohotique is located in the heritage listed area of Battery Point at 58 Hampden, road, Battery Point. Offering a wide variety of labels from Italy (Made in Italy), Paris, London and Los Angeles. Great styles, affordable prices and fabrics including silk, linen, cashmere, wool and cotton. Drop in to purchase a unique piece of clothing as a momento of your visit to Hobart.
Frida's Sip N' Paint Hobart

Frida's Sip N' Paint Hobart

BYO bubbles, nibbles and painting on a whole new level! From the time you walk into our studio, you will be treated like royalty, we have created a funky and luxe experience that provides a premium option for our community. All of our personalised touches add to an unforgettable experience whilst not forgetting our core value of fun. We are all about fun art not fine art Our 2.5-hour sessions are led by professionally trained artists. They guide you – step by step – so no experience is necessary.
Hobart Convict Penitentiary

Hobart Convict Penitentiary

One of Australia's most significant convict precincts is only a short walk or Red Decker bus ride from Hobart's CBD (at the 'Hobart Convict Penitentiary' stop). The Tench, as it was known by its inhabitants, was the convict prisoners' barracks for Hobart Town. It originally spanned over two acres and some 40,000 male convicts passed through the complex. Following the cessation of convict transportation, the site became Hobart Gaol for more than 100 years. Sections of the chapel were converted into two Supreme Courts connected by tunnels to the gaol. An execution yard and gallows were added. This fascinating history…
Evolo Room Escape

Evolo Room Escape

Evolo Room Escape provides an opportunity for you to bring your friends, family and colleagues to an experience like no other! You and your team will be put in a mysterious room filled with Evolo’s innovative and decoratively themed puzzles but you only have 60 minutes to figure out how to escape. Your wits, communication skills and friendships will all be put to the test! Evolo opened its doors as Hobart's first escape room in October 2016 after over two years of planning. Each of Evolo's room escape experiences have been designed and curated by Evolo and can only be…
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens

The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens is Australia’s cool climate garden, with a number of unique collections including Australia’s only Subantarctic Plant House. With a total of 14 hectares to explore, visitors can take time to relax and explore or tailor a walk based on personal interest. Established in the early years of the colony of Hobart it is Australia’s second oldest Botanic Gardens, established just two years after Sydney. The Gardens' are easily viewed over the course of a relaxed day. Tours The Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens invites visitors to join one of our friendly guides on a 50-minute walking…
John Elliott Classics Museum

John Elliott Classics Museum

A boutique antiquities museum housing examples of the art and culture of the major ancient Mediterranean civilisations. It was established in 1955 by John Elliott, Professor of Classics, to create a teaching and research collection which was also accessible to the public. From Egypt come the assorted amulets, scarabs and ushabti figures found in most ancient Egyptian tombs. A limestone false tomb door, through which the deceased's spirit could pass, is a highlight. Much of the Greek collection comprises pottery which traces stylistic developments in Greek art, from early static, geometric decoration to the fluid, elegant figures of the Classical…
Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

Cascades Female Factory Historic Site

Beneath the shadow of Mount Wellington, the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Cascades Female Factory is the best place to connect with some of the lesser known stories of Australia's female convicts. It is located in South Hobart, only a short distance from the Hobart waterfront. The Cascades Female Factory was a self-contained, purpose-built institution intended to reform female convicts, where the inmates did laundry and needlework services, offsetting some of the Colony's penal costs. Thousands of women and children were imprisoned here, and many never left. Taking one of the guided tours will really help to bring its history to life.…
Tasmanian Family History Society Inc. Hobart Branch

Tasmanian Family History Society Inc. Hobart Branch

CURRENTLY CLOSED DUE TO COVID19. The Tasmanian Family History Society is situated in the Heritage listed Old Bellerive Post Office it is a great place to learn more about your Tasmanian ancestors. It welcomes people researching their family history whether your ancestors were from Tasmania, Mainland Australia or overseas you will find resources that may help your research. If you are visiting Hobart for a week or just one day they can help you with your family tree research. You will have access to their genealogical resources, including access to Ancestry.com, as well as many databases, monumental inscriptions, undertakers records,…
Sound Preservation Association of Tasmania Inc.

Sound Preservation Association of Tasmania Inc.

The office (known locally as SPAT)and Museum Collection are located in the heritage listed Old Bellerive Post Office at the junction of Cambridge Road and Queen Street in the historic Bellerive village area. Built of sandstone in 1897 the museum is in the restaurant and retail area, close to galleries, Bellerive Boardwalk, Kangaroo Bay landscaped gardens, Marina, yacht club and wharf. Parking and public toilets are across the road with Bellerive Bluff and Kangaroo Bluff Historic Fort within easy reach. The internationally famous Bellerive Cricket Oval and cricket museum are at the end of Queen Street, with the Bellerive Park…
Quay Aesthetics & Spa

Quay Aesthetics & Spa

Quay Day Spa, located in the heart of Bellerive Quay is a stunning day spa that fuses cosmopolitan luxury, traditional beauty services with holistic wellness, decadent spa journeys and our recently launched Medispa services. The team at Quay Day Spa & Medispa are specialists in skin health. The day spa collaborates closely with Your Health Hub Medical Centre. They understand that making decisions about skincare can be overwhelming and recommend that you to come in for an obligation free Medical Grade Skin Analysis. This provides them with the information needed to then guide you on the path to accurate, results…
Moonah Arts Centre

Moonah Arts Centre

Moonah Arts Centre (MAC) is a regional focus for arts and cultural development in Glenorchy City and across southern Tasmania. Owned and operated by Glenorchy City Council, MAC aims to enrich community by providing accessible and affordable arts and cultural experiences. MAC’s contemporary, state of the art facility promises to surprise and delight people of all ages.
Mt Nelson and Truganini Reserve

Mt Nelson and Truganini Reserve

Originally the site of one of a chain of signal stations that linked Hobart Town with Port Arthur, Mount Nelson is now the location for a restaurant, picnic area and lookout and is only a ten-minute drive south of Hobart. Here you'll find sweeping views of Hobart and Storm Bay from the quaint little signal station - the next best views of Hobart and the surrounding waterways after Mt Wellington. The Truganini Reserve extends on from the signal station and protects an area of native bushland on the south-east side of Mount Nelson. Look for wildflowers dotted throughout the bush…
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